Statue of Benedictine Monk in Hvar, Croatia
European History

The Cluniac and Cistercian Reforms to Benedictine Monasticism

May 19, 2020

Even though the High Middle Ages remember Benedictine Monasticism as an integral development in Culture and Religion, its prevalence was ephemeral, and it soon saw a number of reforms. Read about The Cluniac and Cistercian Reforms, two important Movements in the development of religion during this period. […]

Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, A Benedictine Monastery in Spain
European History

The Rise and Fall of Benedictine Monasticism

May 19, 2020

The High Middle ages witnessed a number of developments in society, culture, and religion. The spread of Benedictine Monasticism was an extremely important development, which paved the way for religion and culture going forward while ultimately dying out itself. […]

Welsh people in traditional costumes

The Old North or Yr Hen Ogledd

May 14, 2020

The Old North or Yr Hen Ogledd referred to the areas that kept their British languages after the fall of the Roman Empire but lost it to the invaders that arrived from the 5th century onwards. Only one area’s efforts and approach helped their language survive to date. […]

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