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Benedictine Collection

"Benedictine: A Timeless Legacy of Faith, Culture, and Innovation" In the realm of monastic traditions, one name stands out with an aura of reverence - Benedictine

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire

Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire
View of the ruins of Whitby Abbey (Benedictine), in Whitby, North Yorkshire. Date: 1882

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Dom Perignon / Monk

Dom Perignon / Monk
Dom Perignon, a Benedictine monk of Hautvillers, discovers the champagne process

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Lindores Abbey, Newburgh, Scotland

Lindores Abbey, Newburgh, Scotland
Lindores Abbey - situated near the Tay, on the East side of the town of Newburgh, Fife, Scotland. The best preserved structures (pictured here) are the south-west gateway (through the precinct wall)

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Last Conversation between St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, 15th century (fresco)

Last Conversation between St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, 15th century (fresco)
LRI4690611 Last Conversation between St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, 15th century (fresco) by Umbrian School, (15th century); Monastero di San Benedetto (Santuario Sacro Spero), Subiaco, Rome

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Aerial dusk view over Saint Michaels Mount, Marazion, near Penzance, Cornwall

Aerial dusk view over Saint Michaels Mount, Marazion, near Penzance, Cornwall, England

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Saint Hugh of Lincoln and the Swan, 1912. Artist: Winifred Mary Letts

Saint Hugh of Lincoln and the Swan, 1912. Artist: Winifred Mary Letts
Saint Hugh of Lincoln and the Swan, 1912. Hugh of Lincoln (1135/40-1200), also known as Hugh of Avalon, was a French noble, Benedictine and Carthusian monk

Background imageBenedictine Collection: St. Albans Cathedral

St. Albans Cathedral, Hertfordshire. A sacred site from ancient times, Benedictine monks built an abbey in St. Albans memory. Later rebuilt by the Normans. Date: 1930s

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Italy, Umbria, Preci. A narrow street in Preci, known throughout Europe in the sixteenth century

Italy, Umbria, Preci. A narrow street in Preci, known throughout Europe in the sixteenth century for its school for surgeons, founded by Benedictine monks

Background imageBenedictine Collection: St. Benedicts rule, Library at the Abbey of Melk, Melk, Lower Austria

St. Benedicts rule, Library at the Abbey of Melk, Melk, Lower Austria, Austria, Europe

Background imageBenedictine Collection: St. Michaels Mount

St. Michaels Mount, Cornwall, England. Edward the Confessor granted it to the Benedictine monks, who built an Abbey and a Priory on the summit

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Dom Perignon, French monk known for wine-making

Dom Perignon, French monk known for wine-making
Dom Perignon (1638-1715), French Benedictine monk who is often (incorrectly) credited with the invention of sparkling champagne

Background imageBenedictine Collection: The jagged mountains in Catalonia with Cable Car (Aeri de Montserrat), Spain

The jagged mountains in Catalonia with Cable Car (Aeri de Montserrat), Spain, showing the Benedictine Abbey at Montserrat, Santa Maria de Montserrat, near Barcelona

Background imageBenedictine Collection: SAINT MATTHEW. Writing his gospel at the dictation of an angel. Manuscript illumination

SAINT MATTHEW. Writing his gospel at the dictation of an angel. Manuscript illumination, c816-835, from from the Ebbo Gospels, produced at the Benedictine abbey of Hautvillers, near Rheims, France

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Aerial view of Orta San Giulio and Lake Orta at blu hour before a storm. Orta Lake

Aerial view of Orta San Giulio and Lake Orta at blu hour before a storm. Orta Lake, Province of Novara, Piedmont, Italy

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Italy. Venice. Church of San Giorgio Maggiore by Palladio bu

Italy. Venice. Church of San Giorgio Maggiore by Palladio built between 1565 and 1568. The facade is made of white marble from Istria

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Austria, Melk monastery, baroque spiral staircase down to the Church of the Abbey

Austria, Melk monastery, baroque spiral staircase down to the Church of the Abbey, Wachau Valley

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Sant Pere de Rodes benedictine monastery, El Port de la Selva, Costa Brava, Catalonia

Sant Pere de Rodes benedictine monastery, El Port de la Selva, Costa Brava, Catalonia, Spain

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Tabby kitten with liqueur bottle

Tabby kitten with liqueur bottle
Unusual Friends - tabby kitten with liqueur bottle. 1950s

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Scholastica & Benedict

Scholastica & Benedict
SAINT SCHOLASTICA Benedictine nun, sister of St Benedict, with whom she is here depicted, while he instructs her Date: circa 480 - circa 543

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Frescoes in cloister by High Renaissance painter Il Sodoma

Frescoes in cloister by High Renaissance painter Il Sodoma (Giovanni Antonio Bazzi) painted between 1505 and 1508, of the life of St. Benedict (San Benedetto), showing St

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Plan of Canterbury Cathedral from the Eadwine Psalter, c. 1150 (vellum)

Plan of Canterbury Cathedral from the Eadwine Psalter, c. 1150 (vellum)
3086776 Plan of Canterbury Cathedral from the Eadwine Psalter, c.1150 (vellum) by English School, (12th century); Trinity College, Cambridge

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Tewkesbury Abbey, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Tewkesbury Abbey, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Tewkesbury Abbey, 1898. Tewkesbury Abbey, a former Benedictine monastery with Romanesque crossing tower restored by George Gilbert Scott in late 19th century

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Masonic Charity

Masonic Charity
The duc de Chartres, Grand Master, holds a Masonic banquet for charity inside a Benedictine monastery Date: 1776

Background imageBenedictine Collection: The grounds of the ruined Benedictine Priory of Binham Abbey founded in the 11th century

The grounds of the ruined Benedictine Priory of Binham Abbey founded in the 11th century, with the existing church behind, North Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageBenedictine Collection: View of Cluny Abbey, from Voyage Pittoresque de la France engraved under

View of Cluny Abbey, from Voyage Pittoresque de la France engraved under
XIR202725 View of Cluny Abbey, from Voyage Pittoresque de la France engraved under direction of Francois Denis Nee (1732-1817), published 1787 (engraving) (b/w photo) by Lallemand

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Detail of frescoes in cloister by famous Renaissance

Detail of frescoes in cloister by famous Renaissance painter Luca Signorelli, of the life of St. Benedict (San Benedetto), showing the meeting between Totila, King of Goths, and San Benedetto

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Benedictine Monk

Benedictine Monk
MONACHUS BENEDICTINUS a satirical drawing done at a time when England feared a papal invasion

Background imageBenedictine Collection: English Benedictine

English Benedictine
Benedictine monk in England

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Monastery of San Martino Pinario, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

Monastery of San Martino Pinario, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Weltenburg monastery near Kelheim on the Danube, Altmuhltal Nature Park, Lower Bavaria, Germany

Weltenburg monastery near Kelheim on the Danube, Altmuhltal Nature Park, Lower Bavaria, Germany

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Sidewalk cafe, Melk, Lower Austria, Austria

Sidewalk cafe, Melk, Lower Austria, Austria

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Benedictine abbey, Melk, Lower Austria, Austria

Benedictine abbey, Melk, Lower Austria, Austria

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Tynemouth Castle and Priory 28688_022

Tynemouth Castle and Priory 28688_022
Tynemouth Castle and Priory, North Tyneside, 2015

Background imageBenedictine Collection: St. Trudpert Monastery, Munstertal, Staufen, Black Forest, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, Europe

St. Trudpert Monastery, Munstertal, Staufen, Black Forest, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, Europe

Background imageBenedictine Collection: The Benedictine abbey of Santa Maria de Montserrat, Monistrol de Montserrat, Catalonia

The Benedictine abbey of Santa Maria de Montserrat, Monistrol de Montserrat, Catalonia, Spain

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Melk, Wachau, Lower Austria, Austria, Europe. Staircase inside the Benedectine abbey

Melk, Wachau, Lower Austria, Austria, Europe. Staircase inside the Benedectine abbey

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Whitby, c. 1855. Creator: Benjamin Brecknell Turner

Whitby, c. 1855. Creator: Benjamin Brecknell Turner
Whitby, c. 1855. [Ruined abbey at Whitby in north Yorkshire. The atmospheric ruins were part of the inspiration behind Bram Stokers novel Dracula, published in 1897]. Albumen print

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Ewenny Priory Church, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

Ewenny Priory Church, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
Ewenny Priory Church (Priordy Ewenni) in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales - a monastery of the Benedictine order, founded in the 12th century. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Ettal Abbey from the north slope, Bavaria, Germany, c1922. Creator: Unknown

Ettal Abbey from the north slope, Bavaria, Germany, c1922. Creator: Unknown
Ettal Abbey from the north slope, Bavaria, Germany, c1922. Kloster Ettal is a Benedictine monastery founded in 1330, in the village of Ettal, 877 metres above sea level. Postcard

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Ground Plan of Whitby Abbey, 1897

Ground Plan of Whitby Abbey, 1897. From The Ruined Abbeys of Britain by Frederick Ross. [William Mackenzie, London, 1897]

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Benedictine monastery Comburg, Steinbach, Kocher Valley, Schwabisch Hall, Hohenlohe

Benedictine monastery Comburg, Steinbach, Kocher Valley, Schwabisch Hall, Hohenlohe, Baden-Wurttemberg; Germany

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Aerial view of San Giulio island and Lake Orta in the summer

Aerial view of San Giulio island and Lake Orta in the summer. Orta Lake, Province of Novara, Piedmont, Italy

Background imageBenedictine Collection: West Front CC78_00232

West Front CC78_00232
The West Front, Bury St. Edmunds, Abbey Precincts, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk. An exterior view of the houses which were built into the remains of the west front of the church at Bury St Edmunds Abbey

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Muchelney Abbey a71_00456

Muchelney Abbey a71_00456
Muchelney Abbey, Abbots House, Muchelney, South Somerset, Somerset, 1939. Exterior view showing the north elevation of the Abbots House at Muchelney Abbey

Background imageBenedictine Collection: England, Isle of Wight, Ryde, Quarr Abbey

England, Isle of Wight, Ryde, Quarr Abbey

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Dome fresco coronation of Benedict in the Benedictine Abbey Ettal, Upper Bavaria, Allgaeu

Dome fresco coronation of Benedict in the Benedictine Abbey Ettal, Upper Bavaria, Allgaeu, Bavaria, Germany

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Basilica of St. Alexander and St. Theodor of the Benedictine Abbey of Ottobeuren

Basilica of St. Alexander and St. Theodor of the Benedictine Abbey of Ottobeuren, Allgau, Bavaria, Germany

Background imageBenedictine Collection: Path to St. Benets Abbey, Norfolk Broads National Park, England

Path to St. Benets Abbey, Norfolk Broads National Park, England



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"Benedictine: A Timeless Legacy of Faith, Culture, and Innovation" In the realm of monastic traditions, one name stands out with an aura of reverence - Benedictine. Rooted in centuries-old history and spiritual devotion, this order has left an indelible mark on various aspects of life. From the tranquil halls of Lindores Abbey in Scotland to the majestic St. Albans Cathedral in England, Benedictine monasteries have graced landscapes across Europe. These sacred spaces served as sanctuaries for contemplation and worship while nurturing knowledge and artistic expression. The influence monks extended beyond their cloistered walls. In Preci, Italy, a narrow street bore witness to their pioneering surgical skills during the sixteenth century when they established a renowned school for surgeons. Their expertise in removing kidney stones and performing eye surgeries earned them recognition throughout Europe. At the heart of this esteemed order lies Saint Benedict's Rule – a guidebook that shaped countless lives through its principles of discipline, humility, and communal living. The Library at the Abbey of Melk in Lower Austria preserves this treasured manuscript alongside other literary treasures that illuminate minds even today. Benedictines were not only devoted to spirituality but also embraced diverse fields like winemaking. Dom Perignon exemplifies this connection between faith and craftsmanship; his mastery transformed grapes into exquisite wines that continue to delight connoisseurs worldwide. Legends intertwine with Benedictinism too – from Saint Hugh of Lincoln's encounter with a swan symbolizing purity to Scholastica's profound bond with her twin brother Saint Benedict. These tales remind us that within these hallowed walls resided individuals whose lives embodied unwavering dedication towards God's calling. Nature itself seems touched by Benedectinism's grace; aerial views capture ethereal beauty surrounding sites like Orta San Giulio overlooking Lake Orta at dusk or St Michael's Mount near Penzance, Cornwall.