Wake! For the Sun, who scatter'd into flight The Stars before him from the Field of Night,
A record of the rebuilding of the first Gothic cathedral, St. Denis
When a woman is making love with a man, a sense of heat in her brain, which brings with it sensual delight, communicates the taste of that delight.
From tasting evil, the blood of the sons of Adam was turned into the poison of semen, out of which the sons of man are begotten.
Prophetic visions or the hallucinations of ergot poisoning?Hildegard von Bingen, 1152
Scientist, feminist, typographer, musician — saint1098-1179
A French abbess creates the first female-authored encyclopedia1130-1195
An Icelandic poet recounts the violence and drama of the Norse sagas1200