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Saint Benedict

(Benedict of Nursia)

480–547
Civilization: Christian — Umbria
   Field of Renown:  saint — Monk
Era:  Early Middle

Established the Benedictine order of monks. Founded the monastic movement in Europe.

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Book Links
Life of the Monastery  in  The Story of the Middle Ages  by  S. B. Harding
Benedict, 480-543  in  Saints and Heroes - I  by  George Hodges
Saint Benedict  in  In God's Garden  by  Amy Steedman
St. Benedict  in  In God's Garden  by  Amy Steedman


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St. Benedict, Father of the Monks.
 in Life of Benedict

St. Maurus saves the young Placid.
 in Life of Benedict

The Raising to life of the poor man's
 in Life of Benedict

The Visit of Totila
 in Life of Benedict

St. John and St. Benedict
 in Saints and Heroes - I

St. Benedict
 in Church - Early Middle Ages

A little demon seized the robe of the young monk
 in In God's Garden

A terrible storm began to rage
 in In God's Garden