A Catholic Antigone: An Episode in the Life of Hildegard of Bingen
Lecture by Athol Fugard
1 Hour, 28 Minutes
Given at the University of California in 2007
Athol Fugard, the distinguished South African playwright, has recently completed a play about Hildegard of Bingen, a twelfth century German abbess, mystic, naturalist, composer, and author, who is considered one of the most remarkable women of the medieval period. Fugard reflects on Hildegard of Bingen and his own research into her life and work.