The Capuchins. Mathew de Bassi. Louis of Fossembrone. Exterior Persecutuins. Internal Troubles. Bernardine Ochino. Spread of the Order. Illustrious Members. Missions in America.
THE Goldsmiths of the middle ages appear to have especially delighted in the construction of quaint decorations for the table.
During the reign of the Sassanids, who ruled the Neo-Persian Empire from 250-650 AD and were distinguished by their love of luxury, the arts, especially those of weaving, reached a high level of perfection.
Instruments of torture. Shame mask, thief catcher, thumbscrews, iron collar, branding iron. Middle Ages and modern times.
An enamelled alms bowl with fleurs-de-lys and arabesque ornaments. Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages. 13th century.
The costume of the Knights. Decorations. The principal provisions. The insignia of the Order.
St. Benedict. His Rule. The habit of the monks. Propagation of the order. Cluny. Fulda. Bursfeld. English Benedictines. Benedictines in the United States.
Franciscan Nuns. Nuns of the Third Order, the Recollectines. The Observantines. The Third Order at Foligny, the Observantines. The Amadeists. The Franciscan Sisters at Heythuizen. The Sisters of Aix-la-Chapelle.
History of Religious Orders. The Abbaye royale Notre-Dame de Fontevraud. Early nuns of the order. Our Lady of Calvary. Benedictine Nuns of Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
THIS venerable instrument, the least impaired Gaelic Harp existing, is known as Queen Mary’s Harp or Lude Harp and date back to the 15th century.