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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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Benedictine (Benedict) abbey in Burgundy (France), founded in 909/10. It became a centre of renewal in the ...

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
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Literature
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Abbey founded in 909 by William the Pious, duke of Aquitaine, during the revival of Benedictine monasticism that marked ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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(abbey) French *Benedictine *monastery, founded 910. Known for pre-eminent religious influence, centralized authority, strict observance, and abbots both ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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The abbey of *Cluny was renowned for the large number of masses for the dead celebrated there. Some of its ...

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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On 11 Sept 910 (or 909), William III, duke of Aquitaine and count of Mâcon, later called “the ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
a Benedictine monastery in eastern France, founded in 910 and introducing a period of monastic reform based on strict observance of the Benedictine Rule; the abbey was subject only to the ... More

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