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Scivias I.6: The Choirs of Angels

Scivias I.6: The Choirs of Angels, 1150 — Hildegard von Bingen

Scivias I.6: The Choirs of Angels is a Medieval, Ink, Gold Leaf Drawing created by Hildegard von Bingen in 1150. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Angels, Catholicism, and The Scivias.

The Choirs of Angels illustrates one of 26 religious visions that were transcribed by Hildegard von Bingen, describing the creation and structure of the universe and the narrative of salvation. These visions were collected into a visionary theology known as the Scivias.

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