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The Benedictines in the Middle Ages (Monastic Orders)

Clark, James G.

Published by Boydell Press
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Title: The Benedictines in the Middle Ages (...

Publisher: Boydell Press

Binding: Hardcover

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A comprehensive survey of the origins, development, and influence of the most important monastic order in the middle ages. Series: Monastic Orders. Num Pages: 394 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3F; 3H; HBJD; HBLC1; HRCC7; HRCX8. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 162 x 30. Weight in Grams: 742. Series: Monastic Orders. 394 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. A comprehensive survey of the origins, development, and influence of the most important monastic order in the middle ages. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1D; 3F; 3H; HBJD; HBLC1; HRCC7; HRCX8. Dimension: 236 x 162 x 30. Weight: 728. . 2011. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781843836230

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Synopsis: The men and women that followed the sixth-century customs of Benedict of Nursia (c.480-c.547) formed the most enduring, influential, numerous and widespread religious order of the Latin middle ages. Their liturgical practice, and their acquired taste for learning, served as a model for the medieval church as a whole: while new orders arose, they took some of their customs, and their observant and spiritual outlook, from the Regula Benedicti. The Benedictines may also be counted among the founders of medieval Europe. In many regions of the continent they created, or consolidated, the first Christian communities; they also directed the development of their social organisation, economy, and environment, and exerted a powerful influence on their emerging cultural and intellectual trends. This book, the first comparative study of its kind, follows the Benedictine Order over eleven centuries, from their early diaspora to the challenge of continental reformation. Professor James G. Clark is Reader in Later Medieval History at the University of Bristol.

About the Author: Dr James G. Clark teaches in the Department of History at the University of Bristol.

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