The Cistercians in the Early Middle Ages

David H. Williams

The Cistercian in the Early Middle Ages seeks to portray the growth, conventual, cultural, spiritual and economic life, of a religious Order which was second to none in medieval Europe. This works concerns itself with the first 250 years of Cistercian history, sometimes called the ‘ Golden Age’ of the Order, brought to a close by the Black Death.  The detailed study endeavours to illustrate, with original maps and plans, much of the white monks’ activity, and that of the hundreds of Cistercian-affiliated nunneries which sought to emulate the male communities of the Order.

978 085244 350 7

480 pages + 16 pages of photographs

£60.00 special offer £40.00hb

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