The Fall, Scivias, book I, vision 2: Hildegard sees the creation of Eve as "a white cloud that had come forth from a beautiful human form... bearing in her body the whole multitude of the human race." At the Fall, a black pit opens and casts them out of paradise. She did not think in terms of the traditional temptation of Adam by Eve.

From Voice of the living light: Hildegard of Bingen and her world by Barbara Newman

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The Fall, Scivias, book I, vision 2: Hildegard sees the creation of Eve as "a white cloud that had come forth from a beautiful human form... bearing in her body the whole multitude of the human race." At the Fall, a black pit opens and casts them out of paradise. She did not think in terms of the traditional temptation of Adam by Eve.
    1. The Fall, Scivias, book I, vision 2: Hildegard sees the creation of Eve as "a white cloud that had come forth from a beautiful human form... bearing in her body the whole multitude of the human race." At the Fall, a black pit opens and casts them out of paradise. She did not think in terms of the traditional temptation of Adam by Eve.