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1Religionbenedictino masculinebenedictina feminine
- Orders of monks and nuns multiplied over the years: Benedictines, Dominicans, Cistercians, Augustinians, Carmelites and others.
- Although austerity and asceticism were the aims of the order, in contrast to the luxury and ostentation of the Benedictines, the Cistercians, often through donations, became rich and important landowners.
- Both these books present the spirituality of the Benedictine monastic tradition, for both Benedictines and Cistercians live according to that same Rule.
- In particular, most of the religious foundations were by the old orders such as the Benedictines.
- Displaying enormous missionary zeal, he heard confessions from the convicts, and sought to remedy the shortage of priests by attracting other English Benedictines to join his ministry.
- Between the ninth and eleventh centuries the Benedictines and other monastic orders expanded across Europe.
- Next came the Benedictines, or black monks, with some 130 houses and over 60 nunneries.
- Scholarship and high culture were the preserve of monastic communities like Ripoll, Gerona, and Tarragona in the north, which were receptive to the influence of French orders such as the Benedictines and Cistercians.
- The Benedictines of Monte Cassino in Italy were the original Black Monks.
- The Benedictines and Franciscans were also represented by both priests and nuns.
- The Benedictines, whose order founded the school, were vastly outnumbered on the faculty by lay teachers of all denominations.
- The Benedictines helped spread Christianity throughout western Europe.
- The family estate was confiscated by Henry VIII from the Benedictines at the time of the dissolution of the monasteries.
- At the end of his papacy, Europe may again be as un-Christian as it was when St Benedict, one of the patron saints of Europe, founded his pioneering monastic order, the Benedictines, 15 centuries ago.
- When established in the tenth century by the Benedictines (it is thought as a sanctuary from the Romans), the abbey was an island refuge surrounded by Rhone marsh lands.
- Having withdrawn from the world, the new Benedictines, the new Cistercians, the new Pilgrims would no longer put off others with their sanctimonious, judgmental presences.
- ‘We took our meals in the refectory and questioned the monks about their decisions to become Benedictines,’ said Schlaht.
- The earliest monasteries in England were set up by the Benedictines, an order created by the sixth-century Italian monk St Benedict.
- Until the early twelfth century the Benedictines all but monopolised Western monasticism.
- Beyond the village lay the Priory of the Black Monks, as we called the raven-clothed Benedictines.
2Benedictine //ˌbɛnəˈdɪktin,/ /ˌbɛnɪˈdɪktiːn//
trademarkCookinglicor benedictino masculineBenedictine masculine trademark
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