Defeated Enemy, Scivias, book 2, vision 7: The form of the black pit from figure 1 is reversed here into "a burning light, as large and high as a mountain," the heaven that crowds try to reach. They are threatened by a monstrous devil, which, though chained, continues to spew forth flames.

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

Creator(s)
Subjects
  • Women's Studies
Citable Link
Defeated Enemy, Scivias, book 2, vision 7: The form of the black pit from figure 1 is reversed here into "a burning light, as large and high as a mountain," the heaven that crowds try to reach. They are threatened by a monstrous devil, which, though chained, continues to spew forth flames.
    1. Defeated Enemy, Scivias, book 2, vision 7: The form of the black pit from figure 1 is reversed here into "a burning light, as large and high as a mountain," the heaven that crowds try to reach. They are threatened by a monstrous devil, which, though chained, continues to spew forth flames.