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  • Saint Anthony of Padau

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    Saint Anthony of Padau Saints come from all around the world. Each one is unique in its very own way. But for me, I’ve been focusing on one in particular. The saint I am focusing on is Saint Anthony of Padua. I have chosen Saint Anthony because of two things: what he is the patron saint of. The patronages of Anthony that I am focusing on are lost articles and animals. I am focusing on lost articles because I often lose things, so I find myself praying to him quite a bit. The reason Anthony is patron

  • Desert Fathers, Early Monasticism

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    "Wherefore there is no need to set much value on these things, nor for the sake of them to practise a life of discipline and labour; but that living well we may please God." - Anthony of the Desert Anthony of Thebes or Anthony of the Desert (about 250-355 A.D.), as described by writer Athanasius of Alexandria (a ‘student' of Anthony), is considered by scholars as being a prime figure in the monastic movement in the early Christian Church. He fled Egyptian society around the age of twenty and spent the

  • The Role and Significance of the Monastic Life in Medieval Christianity

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    early monks and nuns were just that: men and women who fled the worldliness of urban life and the ethos of a church that was at the time of Anthony and St. Paul and established institution of the Roman Empire. They fled to the desert to repent and seek God by prayer, fasting and hard manual labour. In the desert they practiced an aesthetical lifestyle of great poverty and extreme simplicity. It is from this standpoint of monasticism as essentially fulfilling a role of life of repentance and dedication

  • An Illustration of Monastic Life in the 14th Century: Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Name of the Rose

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    Jean-Jacques Annaud, The Name of the Rose historical fiction murder mystery illustrates monastic life in the 14th century. This medieval film takes place in a remote Benedictine abbey in Northern Italy. Annaud is historically successful in recounting monastic life during the Middle Ages. The enriching backdrop of this film presents the culture of monastic life. The setting is beautifully examined and replicated to show the distinct and complicated architecture of the times. The characterization

  • Temptations: The Devil's Donations vs. the Wich's Divinations

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    began to walk upright. Because this is something that we’ve been able to identify with since forever, it has become a central theme in our works of fiction and in our art. The two works discussed herein-Mathias Grunewald’s The Temptation of St. Anthony and William Shakespeare’s Macbeth-are no different in this regard. Both works were created nearly a century apart but both in the same framework of the Renaissance, however, both are of a darker time. Grunewald drew inspiration for his works from

  • stantrony's

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    Founded 1950 by Antonin Besse of Aden in honour of St Antony of Egypt. Full member of The University in 1963. Sister College – Wolfson College Cambridge. Men and Women – Postgraduates 480. St Antony’s is one of seven graduate only colleges in Oxford. It specialises in international relations, history, politics, economics and anthropology and has nearly 500 students made up of around 70 nationalities. A hand picked body of fellows who have an international reputation in their specialist areas teach

  • Monasticism

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    Monasticism Deep within the trees little hooded men walk along a path to meditate and pray dressed in brown robes tied with nautical rope. They dwell in silence and live a life of celibacy. This is what most of think of when we hear the word monk. Throughout the years, monks have always been people of intrigue. They live a different lifestyle than most. They live a life of seclusion far from the mores of modern society, which often makes people ponder who these people really are and why

  • The Memoirs of Abbot Guibert of Nogent

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    The Memoirs of Abbot Guibert of Nogent When thinking about a medieval monastery the first thing that comes to mind is the origin of the word monastery which comes from the Greek monos, meaning alone. Monasticism in itself is a way of life that is devoted to God in seclusion. A large part of monasticism is isolation, not only from the neighbors but from family. When taking the vows to be a monk one not only completely devotes ones life to God but all friends, family and earthly possessions are

  • St. Benidict And Fear Of The L

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    St. Benedict and the Fear of the Lord Throughout the ancient world the God's were something that people loved and hated. They did have a certain fear from their gods, but it wasn't like that kind of fear of the Middle Ages. With Christianity coming into full stride, the mentality of the time was that God was something to be feared. This is something of importance, the middle ages are riddled with the fear of god and people spend their whole lives in that constant shadow. This is noticeable in our

  • Legacy Of Susan B Anthony

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    this green earth.” Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony was an important leader and left a long lasting legacy because she stood up and fought, alongside Elizabeth Cady Stanton, leading women rebelling against sexism. Susan b. Anthony started publishing the Revolution in 1868. In 1869, Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton founded the National Woman 's Suffrage Association to agitate for a 16th amendment that would outlaw disenfranchisement on account of sex. In 1872, Anthony stood up for women’s rights