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A handful of German monks, then at the ancient abbey of Subiaco which had
recently been reformed from Sta Giustina of Padua, were summoned by the
council and despatched to Melk, an abbey now well known to tourists from its ...
In 1408 Pope Gregory xn, a pontiff of the 'Roman' line who abdicated in the cause
of unity, appointed a zealous Venetian patrician, Ludovico Barbo, commendatory
abbot of the collapsed Cluniac abbey of Sta Giustina at Padua. Barbo took the ...
Church of Sta Giustina at Padua, cradle of the reform of the early fifteenth century.
Later, several Englishmen were monks here, including the mystical writer
Augustine Baker. It is now a house of the Subiaco congregation. Padua stood in ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - antiquary - LibraryThing
This was very interesting in showing how severely monastcism had declined in the 18th-19th centuries in Europe and how strikingly it had recovered in the 20th century until the new decline following the 1960s. Read full review
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Described by Norman Cantor as "the outstanding accomplishment in medieval studies by a Catholic in this century. It is also one of the enduring works of historical literature in the English language, placing Knowles in the pantheon with Gibbon, Macaulay, and Maitland." Read full review