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1(monk/abbey) cisterciensethe Cistercian order — el Císter
- By the end of our period there were about thirty-five Cistercian abbeys in Ireland, eleven in both Wales and Scotland, and about sixty in England, including Savigniac houses, which the larger order absorbed in 1148.
- That a Benedictine, even a cloistered one, would pen a story about Cistercian life seems inherently risky.
- She divides her selections into twelve brief chapters beginning with considerations of Cistercian anthropology and ending with the ‘perfection of love.’
- It is not, however, merely a coffee-table book full of breathtaking photographs, but a comprehensive guide to every aspect of the early development of Cistercian life.
- He goes on to offer selected passages from Cistercian writings for reflection.
- It is thought that she died at Carraigahowley Castle about 1603 and is buried in the ruins of the Cistercian abbey on Clare Island.
- They are the most complete remains of a Cistercian abbey in Britain.
- The fabric and landscape of the 12 th century abbey, one of the best examples of early Cistercian architecture, is being restored thanks to a grant of more than £3m from Heritage Lottery Fund money.
- People are invited to a monastic weekend at St. Joseph's Abbey, Roscrea to experience at first hand what Cistercian life is like.
- In accordance with Cistercian principles, the spaces of the new abbey are arranged around a cloister with a church as the focal point and heart of the project.
- Through painstaking fieldwork the authors also discovered a ‘softer’ side to the normally austere Cistercian brotherhood, who had the Abbey's refectory walls painted a soothing pink colour.
- One of the primary causes of the great revival of European commerce in the twelfth century was the rise of Cistercian monasteries.
- Visitors will be able to explore its three floors and discover how Cistercian monks from the Abbey used the mill for flour from the mid 12 th century with life-size reconstructed mill machinery.
- This building was originally the gatehouse for Kirkstall Abbey, an important Cistercian monastery.
- The networks spanned all types of religious organizations, from cloistered Cistercian nuns, to Dominican nurses and teachers, and finally the beguines, religious women living outside of orders.
- A more inventive response to illustrating a text is found in the historiated initials of an early twelfth-century Cistercian manuscript of Pope Gregory the Great's Moralia in Job, already discussed above.
- But far from consolidating the structure of the 13 th century Cistercian masterpiece, it hastened the deterioration of the stonework.
- This ancient Cistercian building, one of three in the Galloway area, was founded in 1273.
- The galleries are reminiscent of Cistercian vaults in their awesome simplicity.
- In taking up the Cistercian rule Merton assumes a way of life that, without equivocation, stands over against that of his former world.