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  • 121 The Carthusian Order —     The Carthusian Order     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Carthusian Order     The name is derived from the French chartreuse through the Latin cartusia, of which the English charterhouse is a corruption. For the foundation of the order see the… …

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  • 122 Monasteries in Spain — The monasteries in Spain are a rich historical heritage, arts and culture. Spanish monasteries testify to its religious history and political military history, in both the Middle Ages and in earlier times, with the arrival and settlement of the… …

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  • 123 Santa Maria de Ovila — Santa María de Óvila Ruins of Santa María de Óvila in Spain …

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  • 124 Canterbury Cathedral — Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Christ at Canterbury Canterbury Cathedral from the city entrance …

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  • 125 Martyrs Mirror — Anabaptist Dirk Willems rescues his pursuer and is subsequently burned at the stake in 1569. The Martyrs Mirror or The Bloody Theater, first published in 1660 in Dutch by Thieleman J. van Braght, documents the stories and testimonies of Christian …

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  • 126 Felis sapiens — (designated Felix sapiens by Kryten s replacement Hudzen 10 in the episode The Last Day ) are a fictional, sentient, humanoid species from the Red Dwarf television series. The series generally refers to them simply as cats . They are all… …

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  • 127 Cathedral of Magdeburg — View of Magdeburg with the cathedral on the right Winter view of Magdeburg Cathedral …

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  • 128 Moissac — Cloister of the Saint Pierre abbey …

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  • 129 Beaulieu Abbey — Infobox monastery name = Beaulieu Abbey caption = The cloister and refectory of Beaulieu Abbey seen from the west range full = The Abbey Church of St Mary, Bellus Locus Regis (Latin: The beautiful place of the king ) other names = Beaulieu Abbey… …

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  • 130 Donskoy Monastery — For other uses, see Donskoy (disambiguation). Our Lady of the Don, by Theophanes the Greek Donskoy Monastery (Russian: Донской монастырь) is a major monastery in Moscow, founded in 1591 in commemoration of Moscow s deliverance from an imminent… …

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  • 131 Canons Regular — are members of certain bodies of Canons (priests) living in community under the Augustinian Rule ( regula in Latin), and sharing their property in common as a type of vow of poverty. Distinct from monks, who live a cloistered, contemplative life… …

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  • 132 Monastery of the Holy Spirit — The Monastery of the Holy Spirit, officially called Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Monastery is a Roman Catholic monastery near Conyers, Georgia belonging to the world wide Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (O.C.S.O.) – more commonly… …

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  • 133 Pochayiv Lavra — of the Assumption of the Theotokos ( ua. Почаївська Свято Успенська Лавра; ru. Свято Успенская Почаевская Лавра) has for centuries been the foremost spiritual and ideological centre of various Orthodox denominations in Western Ukraine. The… …

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  • 134 Musée des Augustins — in Toulouse …

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  • 135 Hortus conclusus — The Annunciation Convent of San Marco, Florence Hortus conclusus is a Latin term, meaning literally enclosed garden . The word garden is at root the same as the word yard . It means an enclosure , observed Derek Clifford, at the outset of a… …

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  • 136 Architecture of the medieval cathedrals of England — The medieval cathedrals of England, dating from between approximately 1040 and 1540, are a group of twenty five buildings which together constitute a major aspect of the country’s artistic heritage and are among the most significant material… …

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  • 137 List of Grade I listed buildings in Cambridgeshire — There are over 6000 Grade I listed buildings in England. This page is a list of these buildings in the county of Cambridgeshire, sub divided by district.Cambridge* Church of St Andrew, Cambridge * Little Trinity, Cambridge * Little Trinity:… …

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  • 138 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 139 Canons and Canonesses Regular — • According to St. Thomas Aquinas, a canon regular is essentially a religious cleric Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canons and Canonesses Regular     Canons and Canonesses Regular …

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  • 140 Cologne Charterhouse — View over the former Cologne Charterhouse with the Carthusian church (St. Barbara s). To the right are the conventual buildings, while to the left behind the church is the red brick chapter house. In front of the church are the sacristy, the Lady …

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