This splendid prayer book possesses rich and sophisticated illumination worthy of no less than the famous Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Hours of Hildegard von Bingen

Germany — ca. 1175-1180

Book of Hours of Hildegard von Bingen

Book of Hours of Hildegard von Bingen

Germany — ca. 1175-1180

  1. Abbess Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) was a famous polymath of the High Middle Ages

  2. She is celebrated inter alia as a writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, and visionary

  3. 72 Romanesque miniatures illustrated the texts of both the Old and New Testaments

Book of Hours of Hildegard von Bingen

Alternative Titles:
  • Gebetbuch der Hildegard von Bingen
  • Hildegard-Gebetbuch
Hildegard-Gebetbuch
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Alternative Titles
Gebetbuch der Hildegard von Bingen
Hildegard-Gebetbuch
Size / Format
72 folios / 17.0 × 11.5 cm
Origin
Germany
Date
ca. 1175-1180
Style
Language

1 available facsimile edition(s) of „Book of Hours of Hildegard von Bingen“

Hildegard-Gebetbuch
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Hildegard-Gebetbuch

1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size)
Publisher
Reichert Verlag – Wiesbaden, 1982
Commentary
1 volume
Language: German
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Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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