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Wake! For the Sun, who scatter'd into flight The Stars before him from the Field of Night,

The Rubaiyat

1120

Tianning Temple

1120

Summer Mountains

1127

Florence Baptistery

1059-1128

A record of the rebuilding of the first Gothic cathedral, St. Denis

The Book of Suger, Abbot of St. Denis

1140

Chalice of the Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis

100 BCE-1140

Basilica of St Denis

475 CE-1144

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.

The First Written Description of the Female Orgasm

Hildegard von Bingen, 1150

Scivias I.6: Humanity and Life

Hildegard von Bingen, 1150

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.

On Illness

Hildegard von Bingen, 1150

Scivias 2.1: The Redeemer

Hildegard von Bingen, 1150

Scivias I.6: The Choirs of Angels

Hildegard von Bingen, 1150

Prophetic visions or the hallucinations of ergot poisoning?

Scivias

Hildegard von Bingen, 1152

Pisa Baptistry

1152-1153

Scivias I.3: God, Cosmos, and Humanity

Hildegard von Bingen, 1165

Scientist, feminist, typographer, musician — saint

Hildegard von Bingen

1098-1179

Hortus Deliciarum — Philosophy and the Seven Liberal Arts

Herrad of Landsberg, 1180

Hortus Deliciarum — The Holy Spirit descends on the Apostles

Herrad of Landsberg, 1180

A French abbess creates the first female-authored encyclopedia

Herrad of Landsberg

1130-1195

Angkor Wat

1150-1200

An Icelandic poet recounts the violence and drama of the Norse sagas

The Prose Edda

1200

The Lewis Chessmen

1150-1200

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