Those Who Prayed—The Monks
Lecture no. 9 from the course: The High Middle Ages
Taught by Professor Philip Daileader | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Monks formed a spiritual elite, living lives of work, study, and prayer under the Rule of Saint Benedict. The High Middle Ages saw a number of monastic reform movements, including the Cluniac and the Cistercian.