Essays Tagged: "Monte Cassino"

St. Thomas Aquinas

e 'Common Doctor' of the Roman Catholic Church. Nonetheless, at age five Thomas' family sent him to Monte Cassino, a monastery, to be a 'Benedictine oblate.' This meant that Thomas was offered by his ... tinued squabbles between Frederick II and the Pope, leading to Frederick's excommunication in 1239, Monte Casso became occupied by Sicilian troops and many monks were sent into exile. At this time, Th ...

(8 pages) 172 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Saint Benedict History

nted him to be their leader and guide. Subsequently he founded additional monasteries, most notably Monte Cassino near Naples where he wrote his Rule for Monasteries. He is viewed as the Father of Wes ...

(5 pages) 47 0 1.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

St. BEnedict

and began searching for a place to relocate the monasteries (Maynard 27).In 530 Benedict settled at Monte Cassino, a hill in the town of Cassino, Italy (St. Benedict 152). Soon after arriving at Monte ... edifice was used by the monks for prayer, study, and chanting the liturgy ( Maynard 37-38).Life at Monte Cassino was very busy. The main objective of the Benedictines was to serve God in a monastic s ...

(8 pages) 16 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Holy Rule of St. Benedict and Cenobitic Monasticism

enedict was originally written around 530 while St. Benedict himself was living at the monastery of Monte Cassino, a monastery that he had founded after leaving Rome because of the rampant immorality ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity