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Saint Benedict

480 CE - 547 CE

Nationality:
Italian

Historical Period:
The Medieval Period

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Saint Benedict 480-547) is generally considered to be the father of Western monasticism. His founding of the monastery at Monte Cassino and composition of the rules governing the Benedictine monks initiated a monastic movement that spread throughout Europe.

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