Benedict of Nursia

(Benedict of Nursia)

480–547

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

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


Image Links


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

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

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

The Visit of Totila
 in  Life of St. Benedict

St. John and St. Benedict
 in Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages

St. Benedict
 in History of the 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