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Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen, also Saint Hildegard and Sibyl of the Rhine (10981179) was a German Benedictine abbess, writer, composer, philosopher and Christian mystic. She claimed to have experienced visions from childhood, founded the monasteries, and was magistra. She has been venerated and canonized in the Roman Catholic Church. One of her works as a composer, the Ordo Virtutum, is the oldest surviving morality play. She wrote theological, botanical, and medicinal texts, as well as letters, liturgical songs, and poems. She invented the constructed language known as Lingua Ignota.  She documented various medical practices and explained remedies.

ASPECT       POINTS                      

Science           0         

Law                 0                    

Medicine         2         Wrote medical texts                                       

Business         0                   

Philosophy      2         Visionary theology                         

Art                   2         Writer, composer

Travel              0                

Sports             *               

Beauty            *            

Family             0        

Fame              1                        

Civic                1         Established monasteries

Career            1                        

Wealth            0                 

Leader            1          Magistra          

Humanity        1          Venerated

TOTAL         11           Humanist