hildegard Bingen Music Vision-- From the life of Hildegard Bingen
Early Medieval Period, feature film, Uncategorized

Hildegard Bingen: Music for Your Ears, Beauty for Your Soul

Hildegard Bingen lived behind cloistered walls in the 12th century. But Hildegard Bingen’s music is still being played, music she composed more than 800 years ago. That fact alone should be enough to warrant a film about an extraordinary woman. But Hildegard is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church,…

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The Butcher's Daughter
Tudor Time

The Butcher’s Daughter Spins Tale of a Woman’s Life in Tudor England

First off, it’s a long book, so be prepared for that. The Butcher’s Daughter, by Victoria Glendinning, is unusual in that it illustrates the dissolution of the monasteries and abbeys in Henry VIII’s reign from the perspective of a nun inside an abbey, and all the trauma that brought. Rather…

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