Hildegard of Bingen, also Saint Hildegard and Sibyl of the Rhine (1098–1179) 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.
Medicine 2 Wrote medical texts