Militia Christi

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Idea of service to the church, with military connotations derived from crusading ideology and Bernard of Clairvaux’s writings. It also describes a lay order for both sexes founded by St Dominic in 1220 in Lombardy.


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

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