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History 366 Lecture Terms 27/03/2008 14:55:00 St. Nilus (c. 910-1005) – monk from Callabria (S. Italy), goes to Rome,  establishes monastery in the Alban hills Grottaferrata – Basilian monastery, austere and cenobitic community,  fortress-like quality, stone, still exists St. Romuald of Ravenna (c. 950-1027) – started in cluniac monastery, decided it  wasn’t right for him, est. Camaldoli (1012?) Camaldoli – recreated Egyptian desert in N. Italy, individual houses (duplex –  2monks per house), like a  Laura  – huts of the hermits and how they communicated,  solitary, contemplative life, walled community, emphasis not on liturgy but on solitary  life, has his own garden for food, place to prepare food, and comes into contact with  rest of community at some points for liturgy, church with common monastic buildings  and roughly 20 duplexes, cold climate, speak with sign language, sense of silence,  under authority of an abbot, occasional common meals, recognized as monastic order  in 1072, adult monks only, not interested in oblates nor did they receive many  donations, breaking the tie between secular and monastic society: the devotional life to 
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course HIST 366 taught by Professor Courtenay during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin Colleges Online.

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