Life in a Medieval Monastery

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Lucent Books, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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Explains the role that monasteries played in medieval society, discusses the ideals which the different orders shared and the characteristics that made each one distinctive, and describes everyday life in the cloister.

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I only skimmed this; I was mainly interested in what their day-to-day schedule looked like. The answer: a daunting number of services. However, compared to most peasants' lives in the middle ages, it was probably a more comfortable life. The artwork was my favorite part. Read full review



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VICTORIA SHERROW is the author of For Appearance's Sake: The Historical Encyclopedia of Good Looks, Beauty, and Grooming (2001), Encyclopedia of Youth and War: Young People as Participants and Victims (1999), and Women and the Military: An Encyclopedia (1996), a 1996 RUSA Outstanding Reference Source award winner.

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