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Hildegard Von Bingen
A look at the life of the 11th century Abbess, Hildegard von Bingen.
# 139815 | 2,500 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2008 | US


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This paper takes an in-depth look at the life and accomplishments of Abbess Hildegard von Bingen, who was born in 1098. The paper traces her life in a convent and her education. It also notes the lack of educational opportunities denied to her because of being a woman. According to the paper, Hildegard did not receive the education in an amount many of her contemporaries did, because of being female.

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"Hildegard von Bingen and her Social and Musical Times Abbess Hildegard von Bingen was born in 1098 as tenth daughter in a minor noble family. She was introduced to a convent at eight and took vows of chastity at 14 years of age. Her teacher in the coonvent was Abbess Jutta, according to many an exceptional woman herself. However, Hildegard did not receive the education in an amount many of her contemporaries did: as a woman Hildegard did not have the opportunity to attend church school and the covenant she was brought up in lacked the facilities others were famous for (most importantly, library). Hildegard was a spiritually gifted..."

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