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This chapter contains the translated and annotated text of the second version of Berthold of Reichenau's Chronicle.

in Eleventh-century Germany

large number of people lead a religious life while working with their own hands. Among these the chief is that of Brera … There are also large numbers of houses of poverty [i.e. mendicant houses]: first the numerous convent of the Dominicans, then the Franciscans (besides their main convent, there are nine houses of these in the contado ), third the Eremitani, fourth the Carmelites … All are fed by

in The towns of Italy in the later Middle Ages
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religious life. Other evidence of Herman’s family sympathies, more oblique in character, has been suggested by Rudolf Buchner. In the precisely detailed and well-informed reports of Henry III’s campaigns in Hungary in 1044 and 1051 he detected the keen interest in war of a grandson, son and brother of counts of Altshausen. ‘These are the words not of a monk detached from the world, of an ascetic, but a

in Eleventh-century Germany

astrologer, yet he commended the catholic faith and affirmed its truth, and until his death he led a religious life, always wearing a hair shirt and mortifying his flesh with fasting. He was very unwilling to speak of astrology, unless very briefly to close associates and friends, and then only in secret and without making specific predictions. 20 And when I was a young monk I was

in The Black Death
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Cf. also 853, where a king’s dissolution is linked to his having been prevented entering the religious life; and 855 (Lothar’s deathbed conversion). 176 Halsall 2003 : 1–6. 177 Reuter 1991 : 129–30; Hiestand 1994 ; Bowlus 2006 : 83

in History and politics in late Carolingian and Ottonian Europe

This chapter presents an annotated translation of The Life of Pope Gregory VII written by Paul of Bernried.

in The Papal Reform of the Eleventh Century

rather different. Women could escape the ‘iron fist’ 21 of family marriage plans, through clandestine marriage, flight into the religious life, or resort to the ecclesisatical courts against forced marriage or violent husbands. 22 Among the lower classes, it is argued, both men and women had greater freedom to choose their marriage partners, because parental concern for the transmission of property

in The towns of Italy in the later Middle Ages

who joined him was a handmaid of God of religious life, who was commanded by heaven to admonish him in these terms: ‘As soon as you set foot inside the doors of the church of the prince of the apostles, do not forget to use these divine words, Peace be on this house and on all those who dwell in it.’ 195 He humbly received and devoutly carried out this command of the Lord. He came with that great

in The Papal Reform of the Eleventh Century
The Norman Conquest

keep the rule in their manner of life. But those who have been neither professed nor presented at the altar are to be sent away at once without change of status, until their desire to remain in religion is examined more carefully. As to those who as you tell me fled to a monastery not for love of the religious life but for fear of the French, if they can prove that this was so by the unambiguous

in The Normans in Europe
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the greater part of his religious life as an ascetic at various sites on the slopes of Mt Latrus 1 in Caria, near the city of Miletus. Later he founded a monastery there, 2 and still later crossed to the island of Samos nearby, to avoid the crowds of disciples who had followed him. The life is evidence of the presence of dualist heretics on the

in Christian dualist heresies in the Byzantine world c. 650–c. 1450