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  • Record Number: 7539
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Holloway , Julia Bolton.
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  • Title: The Monastic Context of Hildegard's "Ordo Virtutum" [The author considers the ways in which Hildegard and her "Ordo Virtutum" fit into the confined and yet privileged setting of monastic life. 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 63 - 77.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg- "Ordo Virtutum" Literature- Drama Monasticism
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  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: Three Figures. Figure One The opening portion of the Vision (Wiesbaden, Hessische Landesbibliothek, MS. 2, fol. 132v (138).). Figure Two The Celestial Hierarchy, Illustration from the copy made at Eibingen from the original manuscript of the “Scivias,” which was lost in 1945 (139). Figure Three The segment of the Vision which corresponds to the opening portion of the “Ordo Virtutum” (Hessische Landesbibliothek, MS. 2, fol. 133v.).
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Colorado, Boulder
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1879288176