You have learned that much of medieval European life and culture was related to and regulated by the Catholic Church. You also learned that among the talented writers of the time were women in convents and at royal courts. One of these writers was Hildegard von Bingen (or Hildegard of Bingen). She wrote about religion, science, and medicine, and she also composed music.
Destination Title: The Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Hildegard Web site
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Start at The Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Hildegard Web site.
- Scroll down the Web page. Read and analyze the information about Hildegard of Bingen through the information concerning her death.
- Answer the following questions.