Did Hildegard of Bingen write a play?


Did Hildegard of Bingen write a play?

Hildegard of Bingen:

Hildegard of Bingen was a Christian nun, and later an Abbess, who lived in medieval Germany. She was a polymath, which means that she was known for a wide range of talents and abilities. During her life, Hildegard composed illuminating works of liturgical music. She also created artwork on sacred themes related to God and humanity. Additionally, she wrote two major treatises on herbal medicine, scientific natural history, and the human body.

Answer and Explanation:

Among her many creative works, Hildegard of Bingen composed Ordo Virtutum ("Order of the Virtues" in Latin), a musical morality play....

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Medieval Composers: Hildegard von Bingen, Guillaume de Machaut, Leonin & Perotin

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