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A Catholic Antigone: An Episode in the Life of Hildegard of Bingen

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.

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