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Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 2: The City of God in Salvation History

Hildegard von Bingen, 1230
Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 2: The City of God in Salvation History, Hildegard von Bingen
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Book of Divine Works, Part 3, Vision 2: The City of God in Salvation History is a Medieval Gold Leaf Painting created by Hildegard von Bingen in 1230. It lives at the Biblioteca Statale in Italy. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Illuminated Manuscripts. Download

This illumination introduces Part 3, Vision 2 of Hildegard von Bingen’s final visionary writing, the Liber Divinorum Operum, or “Book of Divine Works.” Hildegard completed the first copy of the Divinorum Operum in around 1173, but this illumination comes from a 13th century copy known as the Lucca manuscript.

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