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  • Record Number: 17877
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Sheingorn , Pamela.
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  • Title: The Virtues of Hildegard's “Ordo Virtutum”; or, It Was a Woman's World [The author argues that Hildegard's “Ordo Virtutum” uses female personifications of Virtues in a way that employs a concept of the universal as female rather than male. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Ordo Virtutum of Hildegard of Bingen: Critical Studies.  Edited by Audrey Ekdahl Davidson.  Medieval Institute Publications, 1992.  Pages 43 - 62.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Anima (Literary Figure) Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg- “Ordo Virtutum” Literature- Drama Personification Virtues
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  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: Two figures. Figure One Fides trampling Veterum Cultura Deorum and the Coronation of the Martyrs, Prudentius, Psychomachia (Ber, Burgerbibliothek, Cod. 264, p. 70 (136).). Figure Two Adoration of the Lamb, Rothschild Canticles (Beinecke MS. 404, fol. 13r (137).).
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1879288176