This can be the second one quantity in what's going to be a translation with complete scholarly equipment of the whole correspondence of St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179). the interpretation follows Van Acker's definitive re-creation of the Latin textual content, that's being released serially in Belgium via Brepols. As in that variation, the letters are geared up based on the rank of the addressees. the 1st quantity integrated 90 letters to and from the top rating prelates in Hildegard's international: popes, archbishops, and bishops. quantity II contains letters 91-217, within which Hildegard addresses lower-ranking religious leaders (abbots and abbesses, for the main half) supplying suggestion and comfort, and is especially noteworthy for the correspondence with Guilbert of Gembloux, who presents a wealth of data concerning the saint and her non secular gift.
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