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Hildegard Von Bingen's At a time when few women could write and most were denied a formal education, Hildegard von Bingen became a legendary healer, visionary, musician, artist, poet and saint. Her works include twenty-seven symphonic compositions- Scivias, a compilation of her visions- and her two major medical works, Causae et Curae, a medical compendium, and Physica, published here in English in its entirety for the first time. Physica has a strong affinity with the Eastern medical approaches gaining great respect today. The modern reader interested in natural healing will recognize the enormous truth in the theories of this 12th-century physician, which remind us that our cures for illness depend on our natural world and our place in it. . A seminal text in the development of Western herbal medicine . Presents nine categories of healing systems - Plants, Elements, Trees, Stones, Fish, Birds, Animals, Reptiles and Metals - and elaborates on their medicinal use . Closely related to Eastern medical approaches that are gaining respect today

About Saint Hildegard

A Latin and Greek scholar, Priscilla Throop holds a master's degree from the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto, as well as a Certificate of Advanced Theological Studies from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge. She is a member of the Vermont Classical Language Association and is currently translating Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae. She lives in Charlotte, Vermont.

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Author : Saint Hildegard
Publisher : Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Data Published : 01 October 1998
ISBN : 0892816619
EAN : 9780892816613
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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