St. Benedict of Nursia Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Blecker, Michael Paulin. "Roman Law and 'Consilium' in the Regula Magistri and the Rule of St Benedict." Speculum: A Journal of Mediaeval Studies XLVII, No. 1 (January 1972): 1-28.

Details the influence of Roman law in matters of the consilium, or "corporation," on sixth-century monasticism as evidenced in the Regula magistri, and subsequently in the Rule of St. Benedict.

Chamberlin, John. The Rule of St. Benedict: The Abingdon Copy. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1982, 87 p.

Translation of an important tenth century Old English manuscript of the Rule preceded by a brief introduction on...

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