Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Mary Sharrott


Tuesday, January 1 2013

Detailed and Memorable, the Middle Ages Are Brought to Life in 'Illuminations'

Whether or not Hildegard von Bingen was truly a gift to the Church because of her birth order or because her mother found her visions to be a potential embarrassment to the family is not completely clear.

Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
PopMatters' LUCY Giveaway! in PopMatters's Hangs on LockerDome

© 1999-2014 All rights reserved.™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.