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#NewRelease Medieval #Histfic My #Bookreview of The Greenest Branch by Patrycja Karolina @pk_adams

18 Jun

A fascinating book for historical fans…

Rosie Amber

The Greenest Branch (Hildegard of Bingen, #1)The Greenest Branch by P.K. Adams

4 stars

The Greenest Branch is historical fiction set in medieval Germany. It is the first book in a series about the Benedictine abbess Hildegard. The story begins in 1115 when, as a child, Hildegard started her training at the convent of St Disibod. The Covent was in the grounds of an Abbey, with Abbot Juno having overall authority over both religious houses.

Hildegard had a natural flair for herbal medicines and a keen mind for politics, but she faced strong opposition to her academic hopes from the monastic powers. Under the tutelage of brother Wigbert, she was, however, allowed to work in the infirmary. She took over the herbal gardens and slowly gained respect for her work.

During the period there were many power disputes between religious and secular leaders across Europe. There were also debates as to how religious doctrines should be…

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Posted by on June 18, 2018 in writing

 

2 responses to “#NewRelease Medieval #Histfic My #Bookreview of The Greenest Branch by Patrycja Karolina @pk_adams

  1. Rosie Amber

    June 18, 2018 at 9:38 am

    Thanks for sharing.

     
    • morgenbailey

      June 18, 2018 at 10:20 am

      You’re very welcome, Rosie. I post exercises every weekday so like to have different content in between.

       

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