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Hildegard of Bingen book launch Thursday 5 June

29 May 2014

Launch of the book 'A Companion to Hildegard of Bingen' Thursday 5 June, and donation of rare volume to University Special Collections

A launch of the book

A Companion to Hildegard of Bingen

Edited by

Beverly Mayne Kienzle (Harvard University)

Debra Stoudt (Virginia Tech University)

George Ferzoco (University of Bristol)

Published in Leiden and Boston by Brill (founded in 1683)

Join us for an hour of information, live music, and chat (and nibbles and drinks!) inspired by the twelfth-century abbess, artist, composer, doctor, mystic, saint, scientist and theologian Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)

With the participation of

Prof. Tina Beattie, University of Roehampton

George Ferzoco, University of Bristol

Dr Emma Hornby, University of Bristol

Prof. Carolyn Muessig, University of Bristol

and The Schola Cantorum of the Department of Music, University of Bristol

Thursday 5 June, 6pm to 8pm

Foyles Cabot Circus

Wine and snacks will be served

Admission is free, but please book by contacting

The University of Bristol has also been chosen to receive a copy of a book, printed by the Vatican only in very limited quantities, and studied by George Ferzoco at the Vatican in preparation for the Companion, that laid the foundations for Hildegard of Bingen's canonization. For more information click here.

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