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Hildegard von Bingen

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In the summertime of 1098, a kid was created to noble parents in Bermersheim, near Alzey, in modern-day Rheinhessen, and was christened Hildegard. By her personal accounts, she was having visions at age five; her parents positioned her within the care and attention of a little nunnery when she was eight. More than an 81-12 months life-span, this remarkable female would continue to business lead the Abbey at Disibodenberg, and discovered two further convents of her personal; she published three main theological functions and several shorter treatises on organic background, herbalism, and recovery, along with the 1st making it through morality play and a lot of hymns and sequences. Her correspondence offered counsel and guidance to many of the very most prominent numbers of her period, actually to Frederick Barbarossa himself. She performed healings along with a famous exorcism, and — an exceptionally uncommon privilege for a female — required many officially sanctioned general public preaching trips. Hildebert and Mechtild, her parents, experienced guaranteed this (their tenth kid) towards the Church’s support, and offered the precocious 8-year-old as beginner to Jutta of Spanheim, who led a little cell of nuns mounted on the Benedictine monastery of Disibodenberg, near Bingen as well as the cathedral city of Mainz. Hildegard required her vows at age 15, and on Jutta’s loss of life in 1136 been successful her as prioress of the tiny eremitic community. In 1141, God granted her a eyesight of flaming tongues descending upon her from heaven, and she dedicated her existence to third , mystic eyesight. Pope Eugenius III officially validated her spiritual visions in the Synod of Trier in 1148, and offered her authorization to record them in created form. Furthermore to her writings, she started to attract additional ladies to her community, and, between 1147 and 1150, she founded (contrary to the desires of her man superiors at Disibodenberg) a fresh abbey at Rupertsberg within the Rhine valley. Her ministry thrived and she set up a girl abbey at Eibingen around 1165. Four moments within the 1160s she got preaching tours with the German lands, and after her loss of life in 1179, Popes Gregory IX and Innocent IV suggested her canonization, accompanied by Clement V and John XXII, to no get. With the help and encouragement of her monastic secretary Volmar, Hildegard started in 1141 to record her revelations; twenty-six visions comprise her initial function, the Scivias, put together more than a ten-year period. Her prophetic and apocalyptic writings would afterwards are the Liber vite meritorum (1158-63) and Liber divinorum operum (1163-70). Within the period between these amounts, Hildegard had written two functions on natural background (Physica) and medication (Trigger et get rid of), a commentary in the Guideline of St. Benedict, lives of two saints, and several making it through sermons on sundry topics. Her fascination with devotional poetry initial shows up within the Scivias. In the first 1150s, she gathered a lot of liturgical and devotional poems, each with linked music, like the Symphonia armonie celestium revelationum, which also included her liturgical dilemma the Ordo virtutem. This function she continuing to expand and embellish through her lifestyle. The “Sybil from the Rhine” also still left a voluminous correspondence — some 3 hundred making it through words — sending assistance, prayers, teachings, encouragements, and frequently chastisement to popes, emperors, kings, archbishops, abbots and abbesses throughout European countries.

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Full Name Hildegard von Bingen
Died September 17, 1179, Bingen am Rhein, Germany
Profession Physician, Composer, Nun, Philosopher, Writer
Nationality German
Parents Hildebert of Bermersheim, Mechtild of Merxheim-Nahet
Siblings Hugo of Tholey


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1 Vison is a film about her.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breath of God 2018 writer: "O quam mirabilis est", "O viridissima virga" announced
Agnus Dei 2015 writer: "Vox clamantis", "Vox ecce clara intonat", "Deus in adjutorium pièces grégoriennes", "O vis aeternitatis"
A Dionysia 2015 writer: "Instrumental Piece"
Hannibal 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
De tu ventana a la mía 2011 writer: "O ignis Spiritus Paracliti"
Code Blue 2011 writer: "O viridissima virga"
Somebody's Son 2010 Short writer: "O Viridissima Virga"
Smallville TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
Iron Jawed Angels 2004 TV Movie writer: "Vision O Euchari In Leta Via" 12th century
Perduto amor 2003 writer: "Rielaborazione di Franco Battiato da un tema di Ildegarde von Bingen"
Lilya 4-Ever 2002 writer: "O Virtius Sapientie" - as H. von Bingen
El crimen del Padre Amaro 2002 writer: "O Ignee Spiritus"
9/11 2002 TV Movie documentary writer: "O Vis Aeternitatis"
A Beautiful Mind 2001 writer: "Columba aspexit" - as Hildegard of Bingen
American Perfekt 1997 writer: "Vision O euchari in leta via"

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Composer

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Vision - Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen 2009
Opera cosmica 2003 TV Movie documentary

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Writer

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Unsere Besten 2003 TV Series 1 episode

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Thanks

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Unsere Besten 2003 TV Series thanks - 1 episode

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