Medieval Monastic

Medieval Monastic Education by George Ferzoco  

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Medieval Monastic Education by George Ferzoco

Medieval Monastic Education by George Ferzoco
English | Dec 2000 | ISBN: 0718502469 | 254 Pages | PDF | 15 MB

Based on an international conference held at Downside Abbey in 1999, these 14 essays address various aspects of monastic education and educational practices in England, France, Germany and the Low Countries from the 8th to 16th century.
Equal in Monastic Profession: Religious Women in Medieval France [Repost]

Equal in Monastic Profession: Religious Women in Medieval France by Penelope D. Johnson
English | 8 Feb. 1994 | ISBN: 0226401863, 0226401855 | 310 Pages | PDF | 16 MB

In this study of the manner in which medieval nuns lived, Penelope Johnson challenges facile stereotypes of nuns living passively under monastic rule, finding instead that collectively they were empowered by their communal privileges and status to think and act without many of the subordinate attitudes of secular women.
Creating the Monastic Past in Medieval Flanders (York Medieval Texts) by Karine Ugé

Creating the Monastic Past in Medieval Flanders (York Medieval Texts) by Karine Ugé
English | Nov 10, 2005 | ISBN: 1903153166 | 216 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The creation of a past for themselves was of pressing importance to religious communities, enabling them to increase their status and legitimise their existence. This book examines the process in a group of communities from the southern part of Flanders over a period running from the ninth to the end of the eleventh century.
Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Tradition (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Siân Echard

Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Tradition (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) by Siân Echard
English | Sep 13, 1998 | ISBN: 0521621267, 0521021529 | 272 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

This book takes a unique look at the Latin Arthurian tradition, placing authors such as Geoffrey of Monmouth in the context of Latin histories, monastic chronicles, saints' lives, and other Latin prose Arthurian narratives.
Late Medieval Monasteries and their Patrons: England and Wales, c.1300-1540 by Karen Stöber

Late Medieval Monasteries and their Patrons: England and Wales, c.1300-1540 (Studies in the History of Medieval Religion) by Karen Stöber
English | Jan 18, 2007 | ISBN: 1843832844 | 301 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Lay patronage of religious houses remained of considerable importance during the late medieval period; but this is the first full-length study dedicated to the subject. Based on a wide range of medieval documentary sources, including wills, monastic registers, inquisitions post mortem, cartularies and episcopal registers,
Equal in Monastic Profession: Religious Women in Medieval France (Women in Culture and Society) (Repost)

Equal in Monastic Profession: Religious Women in Medieval France (Women in Culture and Society) by Penelope D. Johnson
English | 1994 | ISBN: 0226401863 | 310 Pages | PDF | 17 MB

In this study of the manner in which medieval nuns lived, Penelope Johnson challenges facile stereotypes of nuns living passively under monastic rule, finding instead that collectively they were empowered by their communal privileges and status to think and act without many of the subordinate attitudes of secular women.
Monastic Reform as Process: Realities and Representations in Medieval Flanders, 900-1100

Monastic Reform as Process: Realities and Representations in Medieval Flanders, 900-1100 by Steven Vanderputten
English | 2013 | ISBN: 080145171X | ISBN-13: 9780801451713 | 264 pages | PDF | 1,4 MB

The history of monastic institutions in the Middle Ages may at first appear remarkably uniform and predictable. Medieval commentators and modern scholars have observed how monasteries of the tenth to early twelfth centuries experienced long periods of stasis alternating with bursts of rapid development known as reforms.
Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany (Repost)

Erika Lauren Lindgren, "Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany"
2009 | pages: 204 | ISBN: 0231142382 | PDF | 4 mb
"The Liturgy in Medieval England: A History" by Richard W. Pfaff (Repost)

"The Liturgy in Medieval England: A History" by Richard W. Pfaff
CU Press | 2009 | ISBN: 0521808472 9780521808477 9780511641817| 623 pages | PDF | 12 MB

This is the first comprehensive historical treatment of the Latin liturgy in medieval England. Author constructs a history of the worship carried out in churches - cathedral, monastic, or parish - primarily through the surviving manuscripts of service books, and sets this within the context of the wider political, ecclesiastical, and cultural history of the period.
Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany (repost)

Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany
English | ISBN: 0231142382 | edition 2009 | PDF | 208 pages | 1,2 mb

Through the lens of sensorial experience, Erika Lauren Lindgren explores the spirituality of monastic women as reflected in their writings, liturgical texts, artwork, architecture, and archival documents. Specifically, she focuses on the Dominican nuns and lay-sisters of southern Germany in the thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, particularly the way in which these women controlled and interpreted their surroundings and incorporated them into their spiritual and devotional practices.