Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6792
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Tsakiropoulou-Summers , Tatiana.
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  • Title: Hildegard of Bingen: The Teutonic Prophetess [The author presents a brief overview of Hildegard's life and works, emphasizing the various strategies Hildegard used to lend both her writings and her actions the kind of authority generally denied to women. The appended Latin texts and English translations are excerpts from Hildegard's writings and were chosen to demonstrate the breadth of her accomplishments. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women Writing Latin from Roman Antiquity to Early Modern Europe. Volume 2: Medieval Women Writing Latin.  Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, and Jane E. Jeffrey.  Routledge, 2002.  Pages 133 - 172.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Authority Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg Latin Literature Theology Visions Women Authors Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Alabama
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415941849