Illustration of Hildegard of Bingen from Scivias

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Arienne King
by Eisenacher~commonswiki
published on 17 April 2019
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A depiction of Hildegard of Bingen (1098 - 1179 CE) receiving divine inspiration and dictating to a scribe. This illustration is copied from the frontispiece to the Rupertsberg manuscript of Scivias, the name for which derives from the Latin phrase "Sci Vias Domini" ("Know the ways of the Lord"). Scivias was probably written around 1151 CE, and is one of three manuscripts produced by Hildegard on the subject of her visions.

The Rupertsberg manuscript is now lost, and only black-and-white photos are available. This illustration, and other color copies of the illustration, are based on a faithful copy that was made in the early 20th Century.

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