Age of the Cloister The Story of Monastic Life in the Middle Ages

ISBN-10: 1587680181

ISBN-13: 9781587680182

Edition: 2002 (Reprint)

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List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Paulist Press
Publication date: 3/1/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Christopher Brooke, the former Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Cambridge University and a life fellow of Conville and Caius College, Cambridge, is a leading scholar of medieval history. He is a fellow of the British Academy and corresponding fellow of the Medieval Academy of America.

Note on the Plans of Monastic Buildings
The Monastic Tradition
The Rule of St. Benedict
The Formation of the Monastic Tradition
Life, Work and Prayer
The Hermits
The Cloister and the World
The Monastic Contribution to the Twelfth-Century Renaissance
New Orders
The Augustinian Canons
The Cistercians
The Knights
On Abbesses and Prioresses
St. Norbert and St. Francis - the Premonstratensians and the Friars
Gathering the Threads
Three Visits
1300: The Monastic Map of Europe
Epilogue: 1300 to the Present
Bibliographical Notes
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