The Crafts and Culture of a Medieval Monastery

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Aug 15, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
Medieval monks preserved important religious texts and classical Greek and Roman writings. Monasteries cared for the sick and were safe havens for travelers. Experience the monastic life through calligraphy, prayer beads, and an herb garden. Create your own plague mask and model monastery too.
 

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Contents

MEDIEVAL CULTURE
4
THE DECLINE OF MONASTICISM
11
Prayer Beads
18
Preserving Knowledge
24
Beehive
30
Working the Earth
36
Plague Mask
42
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