Making Modern Migraine Medieval: Hildegard of Bingen

Source: Making Modern Migraine Medieval This is an interesting historical article about history, historical analysis, and modern historiography. Super interesting look into how sometimes theories take on lives of their own, and how they end up blowing up and bunkering down–even if the underlying science has changed in the meantime. It’s fascinating really, and a […]

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O vos angeli

Sequentia did a massive cycle of Hildegard von Bingen’s musical works. I’m a fan of it, and I finally got my hands on the whole set: 900 Years Hildegard von Bingen. It’s great, and this is part of it, and also from an earlier album of theirs, too. — this is just a nice little […]

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Hildegard: A Saint Eight Centuries in the Making

The visionary abbess Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) has long been regarded as a saint, with her feast day of September 17, yet she was only officially canonized in May 2012. Why did it take the Vatican over eight centuries to canonize this great polymath, composer, and theologian? The first attempt to canonize Hildegard began in…

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