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Monastic Sciences: Medicina, Mechanica, Philosophia — The Leeds Monasticism Conference, May 2015
Termin: 8./9. Mai 2015 Ort: University of Leeds Website: https://leedsmonasticismconference.wordpress.com/ Aus der Ankündigung: Each year this conference concentrates on a different aspect of the religious enterprise, inviting fresh perspectives on how those in consecrated life conducted their profe...
Become monial at Solan Orthodox Monastery
The objective of this article is to reflect on the role played by the monastic habit in the construction of the nun, or rather the reconstruction that accompanies the deconstruction of the secular subject. This has been based on observations and field experience carried out within the Orthodox women...
Memory of the Community or Memory of Its Revenues?: The Cathedral Chapter of Arezzo and the History of the Aretine Custodians
Session 131: Memory and Community, I International audience One of the ways in which the medieval societies have been explored has been though the concept of community. Often very well-delineated such as monastic community, that of specific settlement, location, religious group, minority or one conn...
Closeness and Differences in the Tradition of Christian Monasticism of the East and the West
One of the important platforms of the ecumenical dialogue between Eastern and Western Churches is monasticism. Despite common roots, its forms and meaning in the Church is different in the West and in the East. These differences concern mostly the role of superior, the institutional aspects of life...
Monastic movement in Cappadocia on the example of the Great Basil
Monasticism movement appeared in Cappadocia very early. Its turbulent beginnings should be combined with the figure of Eustatius of Sebasty. The "golden period", however, falls on the activities of the great Cappadocian Fathers, especially Basil the Great. Based on his ascetic writings, the principl...
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Short genesis of monasticism
The author discusses selected issues related to the origins of monasticism. He indicates the process of emergence of this movement from broadly understood ascetism. In this article there also appears the origin of the word monk. Also, the important issue the article deals with is the biblical exodus...
The Therapeutae – Jewish precursors of Christian monasticism in De vita contemplativa Philo of Alexandria
The article analyzes the most important aspects of the life of therapists, the Jewish precursors of Christian monasticism. The author advocates the datation of the De vita contemplativa for the years 40-41 of the first century and presents arguments for the authorship of Philo. Then he emphasizes th...
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MONASTIC GARMENTS IN EARLY MONASTICISM (IIITH-VITH CENTURIES). ADAPTATION OF SECULAR FORMS OF CLOTHING. PART 1
The article contains a brief presentation of the development of monastic clothing forms in the eastern monasticism (IIIth-VIth centuries). The analysis is based on the early Christian literature which constitutes the basis for the recon-struction of the garment. It also indicates its origins . The f...
THE IMPORTANCE OF GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION IN MONASTIC HYDRAULICS: SAINT GALL, CHRISTCHURCH AND VALLBONA DE LES MONGES
‘ibVade in pace’/ib. The literary and historical wealth of the monastic prison in the Middle Ages in span class = “petitecap” bXX’supbe’/supb century
Despite clear historical evidence, until recently the historians of monasticism failed to mention the existence of monastic prisons. Nevertheless, they were not forgotten, as we learn from the dark legend of Vade in Pace or In Pace (“Go in peace”). From the 15th century, this term referred to the da...
The cisterciense monastery of Santa María de la Dueñas. Seville. Centuries XIII-XVI
El estudio de la documentación medieval conservada en la ciudad de Toledo sobre el monasterio de Santa María de las Dueñas de Sevilla, nos ha permitido ampliar los conocimientos que teníamos sobre el monacato femenino bajomedieval. Al tratarse de una fundación privada, el desarrollo inicial de la vi...
Sources of Eastern monachism
From syriac documentation concerning Mar Awgin, emblematic figure of eastern monasticism (considered as the initiator of the monastic life in Syria and Mesopotamia in the IVth century), we notice confusions of traditions with the history of Abraham Kashkaraya: some biographical elements of his life...
Epigraphy in cisterciense monacato: the example of the Santa María de Cañas monastery = Epigraphy in Cistercian Monasticism: the Example of the Monastery of Santa María de Cañas
La implantación del Císter en los reinos cristianos tuvo una gran repercusión en el hábito epigráfico. En este trabajo, además de analizar las características generales de la epigrafía cisterciense, se publican las inscripciones medievales del monasterio de Santa María de Cañas. A las inscripciones...
The depiction of the desert and its challenges in contemporary French-speaking literature: reading of: ‘The sand marches’ of Andrée Chédid, ‘Marie d’Egypt’ by Jacques Lacarrière and ‘Macaire Le Copte’ by François Weyergans The representation of the desert and its stakes in contaty Frenche-speaking literature: the Reading of: ‘Sand marches’ by Andrée Chédid, ‘Marie d’Egypt’ by Jacques Lacarrière and ‘Macaire Le Copte’ by François Weyergans
This thesis is a thought about the vitality of desert thematic in literature field. In this case, this thematic is inseparable from that of primitive monasticism as the corpus in question; I mean Les Marches de sable, Marie d’Egypte and Macaire Le Copte is presented as hagiographic. Therefore, the l...
The image of bad monk: Remnuoths and sarabaits of Jérôme and Cassien
Two Latin authors of the 4th and 5th century offer a typology of good and bad monks. Both of them describe the lifestyles of monks in Egypt. Their aim was to condemn the lifestyle of monks living in the West, but the main point was to condemn domestic monasticism and to replace it with the coenobiti...
“Marmoutier (Tours), a Late Roman and Early Medieval Monastery in the Loire Valley (4th-11th centuries)”, in : G. Thomas et A. Knox (eds), Early Medieval Monasticism in the North Sea Zone. Proceedings of a conference held to celebrate the conclusion of the Lyminge excavations 2008-15, 20, p. 55-66
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MONASTIC GARMENTS IN EARLY MONASTICISM IN EUROPE (IVTH-XTH CENTURIES). ADAPTATION OF SECULAR FORMS OF CLOTHING. PART 2
Second part of this article aims at an analysis of monastic garments, their use and symbolism from the fourth to tenth centuries in Europe. This was the period of the greatest development of monastic life, especially Benedictine. The analysis is based on the early monastic ideas of East Church and l...
The first monasteries of Auvergne in the light of textual and archaeological documentation (in the course of the 20th century): State of the question
The Auvergne territory offers a wealth of archival sources for the early medieval period, which allows us to perceive the vitality of monasteries within the former diocese of Clermont. By studying both the original texts, and the archaeological data available, we can today have a better understandin...
Problems of the Orthodox Church in Poland in the Interwar Period
In 1918, after over 120 years of captivity, Poland appeared once again on the map of Europe. Great changes also affected the Orthodox Church in Poland at the time of the re-emergence of the state. Before the First World War, the Orthodox Church was a part of the Moscow Patriarchate, which made decis...
Light in the Egeria’s Itinerary
The Egeria, who have had pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 381-384, left us a significant testimony in the form of written diaries. Her itinerary is an exceptional work for scholars who are dedicated to work on history of monasticism, liturgy and customs prevailing in the Holy Land in the 4th century....
Žobravé rehole v stredoveku vo vedeckom diskurze na Slovensku po roku 1989
The changes in Slovakia that followed the Velvet Revolution of November 1989 created a new exploratory atmosphere in historical science, including the history of medieval monasticism.
Wealth and poverty in the fourth and fifth century Church
I considered the different views regarding the issues of possession, wealth and poverty in the fourth and fifth century. I focused on the concepts of the fifth-century theologian (St. Ambrose, the Bishop of Milan, St. Augustine the Bishop of Hippo), pioneers of the western monastic theology and also...
The Uncertain Legislator Research on Basil of Caesarea’s Ascetic Contribution
The Ascetica transmitted under the name of Basil of Caesarea have a special importance among the numerous monastic writings which emerged in the 4th century. If this point is very well-known, the gathering of the corpus asceticum, the multiple antique editions of the collection, and the doctrinal op...
Early Monasticism in Relation to Episcopal and Papal Authority
The article describes the relationship between the first monks and the Church hierarchy represented by the bishops and popes. Bishops often mingled in the internal affairs of monastic communities, but some organizers of monastic life, such as Caesarius of Arles limited the interference from the outs...
Saint Caesarius of Arles and his followers and women monasticism
The article presents the Western Women Monasticism in Gaul spread by Saint Caesarius of Arles and his followers. In 506 Saint Caesarius of Arles undertook the building of the Women Monastery of Saint John, which was finalized in 512. The first Abbess of the monastery was Saint Caesarius’ sister, Sai...