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Abbess and cloister

Abbess and cloister

double monasteries in the early medieval West

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church -- Europe. -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Monastic and religious life -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Convents.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCatherine Rosanna Peyroux.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationix, 293 leaves.
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18063883M

    In 9 this book, as also in the book called the Mechthilden Buch, which was dictated chiefly by Matilda of Hackeborn, and completed by the writers (also nuns of the convent) after her death, much is related of the Abbess Gertrude. She is described as a woman of remarkable character, uniting love, gentleness, and piety with practical wisdom, good. It was founded about by Saint Odile, daughter of the Frankish duke Adalrich of Alsace at Obernai, who also was its first abbess. On the eastern slope of the Mont Sainte-Odile she built a hospice called Niedermünster or Nieder-Hohenburg, which afterwards became a house for ladies of nobility until it was destroyed by lightning in

    Mathilde was Abbess of Essen Abbey from to her death. As granddaughter of Holy Roman Emperor Otto the Great she was a member of the Liudolfing dynasty and became one of the most important abbesses in the history of Essen. She was responsible for the abbey, for its buildings, its precious relics, liturgical vessels and manuscripts, its political contacts, and for commissioning translations and Successor: Sophia. It was briefly discussed by W.A. Pantin, 'The Defensorium of Adam Easton', English Historical Review 51 (), , MacFarlane, pp. / also offer a letter that the Benedictine cardinal wrote to the Abbess and community in Vadstena, presumably in to judge by the incomplete indications in the Lincoln Cathedral Chapter A (

    This is the setting of James Carroll’s novel “The Cloister.” One of the sections of the Met’s Cloisters is originally from the monastery at Cluny, in central France. It was the onetime home of the 12th-century monk and scholar Peter Abelard, presented in Mr. Carroll’s book by turns as a heretic, anFile Size: KB. The Convent of St. Agnes of Bohemia is a complex of two objects – the convent of the Poor Clares and the monastery of the Friars Minor, which was founded in the neighborhood. A remarkably long one-storey building of the convent of the Poor Clares is made of gray brick wall, carefully pointed in the Romanesque vault, and it is the oldest.


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