The memories of the British Inyswytryn, the Saxon Glaestingburge, the modern Glastonbury, or as it was sometimes called the isle of Avalon
Nine and a half miles, on horseback, from Jerusalem in the unique grandeur of its situation (the Wilderness of Engedi, near the Dead Sea), the Laura of Mar Saba…
Two groups of poets, living in the seclusion of two monasteries were particularly involved in the dispute when at its height.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
The Church of St. Sophia Thessaloniki. The grand scene of the Ascension is one of the best specimens of Byzantine mosaic extant.
The history of monasticism reveals the fact that In every field of thought and activity this institution wrought good and evil.
In the Benedictine system early Western monasticism is to be seen at its best. Its rule was generally adopted by the monasteries of Western Europe.
The Temples of Baalbek in Lebanon. Egypt and Palestine by Francis Frith
Early monastic life. Mar Saba, center of earlier Greek Hymns, Odes and Canons, and of the Quasi-Ecclesiastic Hymn.
The Hagia Sophia, former Byzantine monastic church in Trabzon. Byzantine Art, History and Architecture.
In the slope of the eastern Apennines, overlooking the Adriatic gulf, stands what may be called the European Nazareth.