Chapter Four

Hildegard of Bingen: Unveiling the Secrets of a Medieval High Priestess and   Visionary   
Gerrit Keizer
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Plate One - The ‘Faulpilz’

Plate Two - Das Weltall yoni

Plate Three - Hildegard in full regalia

Plate Four - Die Seherin

Plate Five - Die Seele und ihr Zelt, winepress

Plate Six - Hildegard, Volmar, Richardis

Plate Seven - Living water and cosmic eggs

Plate Eight - Fuddled man with red cap and flakes

Plate Nine - Hildegard one eye closed

Plate Ten - Devil in groin

Plate Eleven - Mannekin, mandrake root

Plate Twelve - Paste witches’ flying ointment, ferns

Plate Thirteen - Four elements, pearl oyster

Plate Fourteen - Seeds Datura

Plate Fifteen - Adam smelling Datura flower

Plate Sixteen - Palm leave and Datura

Plate Seventeen - Mary with golden crown, fleur-de-lis and Cosmic Egg

Plate Eighteen - Frame motive with henbane flowers

Plate Nineteen - Witch on broom

Plate Twenty - Witch on broom

Plate Twenty-One - The ‘disk of five’’

Plate Twenty-Two - Leaves, flowers, fungi

Plate Twenty-Three - Primordia Fly Agaric

Plate Twenty-Four - Fly Agaric

Plate Twenty-Five - ‘Cheeses’ Die Seele und ihr Zelt

Plate Twenty-Six - Plants and red ‘nuggets’

Plate Twenty-Seven - Marginal motive with cross-sectioned Cosmic Eggs

Plate Twenty-Eight - Aureole, vesica pisces, chalice with gills

Plate Twenty-Nine - Hildegard amidst her benefactors, petals or gills

Plate Thirty - Adam solar disk

Plate Thirty-One - Aureole with red cross

Plate Thirty-Two - Fountain of ‘living’ water

Plate Thirty-Three - Eyes, golden eggs and ‘living’ water

Plate Thirty-Four - Chalice of life and ‘living’ water

Plate Thirty-Five - Engelschöre, pileus

Plate Thirty-Six - Alchemists with blue pileus

Plate Thirty-Seven - Man with blue pileus

Plate Thirty-Eight - Navel stone Delphi

Plate Thirty-Nine - Syrian caduceus

Plate Forty - Out of body, zodiac

Plate Forty-One - Adam, golden fleur-de-lis, palm leave

Plate Forty-Two - Life cycle, ‘living’ water, chalice, host

Plate Forty-Three - Tree of Jesse, Lübeck

Plate Forty-Four - Red-white-green, Lübeck

Plate Forty-Five- Mushroom tree with Fly Agaric

Plate Forty-Six- Der Sündenfall

Plate Forty-Seven - Mushroom trees and folds

Plate Forty-Eight - Ouroboros

Plate Forty-Nine - Clitoris, stars, pearl and oyster, white balls

Plate Fifty - Hildegard with closed eyes

Plate Fifty-One - Hildegard as high priestess

Plate Fifty-Two - Hildegard, Richardis, Jutta

Plate Fifty-Three - Archangel, head in head

Plate Fifty-Four - Ladder

Plate Fifty-Five - Stairways to heaven

Plate Fifty-Six - Rupertsberg convent

Plate Fifty-Seven - Woman with fern, rays

Plate Fifty-Eight - The Tree of Jesse, Lübeck

Plate Fifty-Nine - Detail of the Tree of Jesse

Plate Sixty - Baby in the womb

Plate Sixty-One - Icon Jesus in chalice of life

Plate Sixty-Two - Ectomycorrhizae Laccaria amethystina (beech)

Plate Sixty-Three - Tree of Knowledge, Golden Fleece (top/bottom)

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