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Hildegard von Bingen

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Monday, September 14, 1998, 14:47
On Wed, 9 Sep 1998, R. Skrintha wrote:

> Hi, > > A recent issue of "German News" published by the German embassy at New > Delhi carried this info on H. von Bingen, who was a subject of discussion > on CONLANG sometime ago, on the occasion of her 900th birth anniversay. > The following is an extract. No information of her conlanging interests > are given, tho. > > Regards, > skrintha
I don't believe that Hildegard of Bingen occupied herself in "conlanging." This is probably a misnomer. Hildegard was involved instead with glossalalia, or speaking in tongues--something a little different from the deliberate invention of languages. Sally ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Sally Caves Mr. Book: "Shut it down!" _Dark City_ Christof: "Cue the sun!" _The Truman Show_ Tehwo tsema brondi laz obil hea nomai pendo "Summer like a white sword hangs over the land." ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++