Medieval Monasticism

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism by Scott G. Bruc [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at March 5, 2015
Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism by Scott G. Bruc [Repost]

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200 (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought: Fourth Series) by Scott G. Bruce
English | Nov 26, 2007 | ISBN: 0521860806 | 227 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism explores the rationales for religious silence in early medieval abbeys and the use of nonverbal forms of communication among monks when rules of silence forbade them from speaking.
Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200 (Repost)

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism: The Cluniac Tradition, c.900-1200
Publisher: Cambridge University Press | ISBN: 0521860806 | edition 2007 | PDF | 226 pages | 1,3 mb

Silence and Sign Language in Medieval Monasticism explores the rationales for religious silence in early medieval abbeys and the use of nonverbal forms of communication among monks when rules of silence forbade them from speaking. After examining the spiritual benefits of personal silence as a form of protection against the perils of sinful discourse in early monastic thought, this work shows how the monks of the Abbey of Cluny (founded in 910 in Burgundy) were the first to employ a silent language of meaning-specific hand signs that allowed them to convey precise information without recourse to spoken words.

Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages by Marilyn Dunn  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Feb. 13, 2015
Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages by Marilyn Dunn

Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages by Marilyn Dunn
English | Mar 7, 2003 | ISBN: 1405106417 | 290 Pages | PDF | 16 MB

The Emergence of Monasticism offers a new approach to the subject, placing its development against the dynamic of both social and religious change. * First study in any language to cover the formative period of medieval monasticism. * Gives particular attention to the contribution of women to ascetic and monastic life.
The Culture of Medieval English Monasticism (Studies in the History of Medieval Religion) by James G. Clark

The Culture of Medieval English Monasticism (Studies in the History of Medieval Religion) by James G. Clark
English | Sep 20, 2007 | ISBN: 1843833212 | 240 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The cultural remains of England's abbeys and priories have always attracted scholarly attention but too often they have been studied in isolation, appreciated only for their artistic,…

Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at April 15, 2012
Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice

James A. Benn, Lori Meeks and James Robson, "Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia: Places of Practice"
English | ISBN: 0415489776, 041550144X | 2009 | 248 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

The The Western Tradition: I.B.Tauris History of Monasticism  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at Aug. 3, 2016
The The Western Tradition: I.B.Tauris History of Monasticism

Andrea Janelle Dickens, "The The Western Tradition: I.B.Tauris History of Monasticism"
English | ISBN: 1848853769 | 2016 | 336 pages | PDF | 6 MB
Icons From the Orthodox Communities of Albania: Collection of the National Museum of Medieval Art, Korce (Repost)

Anastasia Tourta, "Icons From the Orthodox Communities of Albania: Collection of the National Museum of Medieval Art, Korce"
English | 2006 | 206 Pages | ISBN: 9608906113 | PDF | 52 MB

BBC History - Medieval Life 2016  Magazines

Posted by nextek at May 19, 2016
BBC History - Medieval Life 2016

BBC History - Medieval Life 2016
Immediate Media Company Bristol Limited | 2015 | ISSN: 14698552 | English | 116 pages | True PDF | 34 Mb

Medieval Art: A Resource for Educators [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at Nov. 9, 2015
Medieval Art: A Resource for Educators [Repost]

Medieval Art: A Resource for Educators by Michael Norris
English | Sep. 30, 2009 | ISBN: 1588390837 | 195 Pages | PDF | 15.2 MB

Medieval Practices of Space by Barbara A. Hanawalt  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at July 20, 2015
Medieval Practices of Space by Barbara A. Hanawalt

Medieval Practices of Space by Barbara A. Hanawalt
English | May 26, 2000 | ISBN: 0816635455, 0816635447 | 288 Pages | PDF | 15 MB

Based on a conference held in 1997 by the Centre for Medieval Studies, these ten essays explore the ordering, manipulation, function and meaning of space in the medieval period. T