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Cassinese Congregation

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

A monastic congregation of Benedictine monks which owes its origin to a reform initiated by Ludovico Barbo at Padua in 1409. The aim of the reformers was to overcome the evil of appointing...

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Subiaco

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

A town c.40 miles east of Rome, famous as the site of the grotto where St Benedict settled on his retirement from the world. He founded twelve monasteries in the area, two of which still...

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