The memories of the British Inyswytryn, the Saxon Glaestingburge, the modern Glastonbury, or as it was sometimes called the isle of Avalon
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
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…
The history of monasticism reveals the fact that In every field of thought and activity this institution wrought good and evil.
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)
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.
Early monastic life. Mar Saba, center of earlier Greek Hymns, Odes and Canons, and of the Quasi-Ecclesiastic Hymn.
The costume of the Monks of St. Catherine. The Superior is distinguished by a black cloak, the Brotherhood wear robes of the striped brown cloth.
Women Mystics by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett. Sisterhood of Mystics. Female muslim Sufi saints. The holy women of the Dervish Orders.
The Capuchins. Mathew de Bassi. Louis of Fossembrone. Exterior Persecutuins. Internal Troubles. Bernardine Ochino. Spread of the Order. Illustrious Members. Missions in America.
The Costumes, Musical Instruments and Symbolic Objects of the Dervishes. The religious doctrines, monastic organisation, and ecstatic powers of the dervish orders.
St. Benedict. His Rule. The habit of the monks. Propagation of the order. Cluny. Fulda. Bursfeld. English Benedictines. Benedictines in the United States.