Italian Nuns: Italian Roman Catholic Nuns, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Scholastica, Josephine Bakhita, Clare of Assisi, Clare of Montefalc

Italian Nuns: Italian Roman Catholic Nuns, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Scholastica, Josephine Bakhita, Clare of Assisi, Clare of Montefalc

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Editorial Reviews - Italian Nuns From the Publisher Chapters: Italian Roman Catholic Nuns, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Scholastica, Clare of Assisi, Rita of Cascia, Clare of Montefalco, Rose Venerini, Anne Juliana Gonzaga, Eugenia Elisabetta Ravasio, Josephine Bakhita, Camilla Faà, Angelina Di Marsciano, Magdalena de Pazzi, Leonella Sgorbati, Columba of Rieti, Maria Bertilla Boscardin, Benedetta Carlini, Juliana Falconieri, Bona of Pisa, Baptista Varani, Maria Celeste, Catherine of Ricci, Maria Cattarina Calegari, Beatrice D'este, Vittoria Aleotti, Agnes of Montepulciano, Saint Humility, Margherita Marchione, Porzia De' Medici, Consolata Betrone, Margaret of Castello, Caterina Assandra, Sperandia, Battistina Vernazza, Giulia Salzano, Angiola Guglielma Butteri, Matteuccia de Francesco, Claudia Rusca, Isabela de Rosis. Excerpt: Saint Clare of Assisi (sometimes spelled Clair, Claire, etc.), born Chiara Offreduccio (July 16, 1194 August 11, 1253) is a saint of Italy and one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi. She founded the Order of Poor Ladies, a monastic religious order for women in the Franciscan tradition, and wrote their Rule of Life—the first monastic rule known to have been written by a woman. Following her death, the order she founded was renamed in her honor as the Order of Saint Clare, commonly referred to today as the Poor Clares. St. Clare of Assisi was born in Assisi, 12 miles outside of Perugia, as the eldest daughter of Favorino Scifi, Count of Sasso-Rosso and his wife Ortolana. Ortolana was a very devout woman who had undertaken pilgrimages to Rome, Santiago de Compostela and the Holy Land. Later on in her life, Ortolana entered Clare's monastery. On March 20, 1212, Clare's parents had decided she would marry a wealthy young man. In desperation Clare escaped her home and sought... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=21476709 Synopsis Chapters: Italian Roman Catholic Nuns, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Scholastica, Clare
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781157859772
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 1.5 mm
Width: 186 mm
ISBN-10: 1157859771
Publisher Date: 06 Sep 2011
Height: 242.25 mm
No of Pages: 28
Series Title: English
Weight: 68.1 gr
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