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Author Șenocak, Neslihan, 1972- author

Title The poor and the perfect : the rise of learning in the Franciscan order, 1209-1310 / Neslihan Șenocak
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016
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Summary In this work, the author provides a grand narrative of the rise of learning in the Franciscan Order from 1209 to 1310. It explores how the quintessential Franciscan virtue of simplicity gradually lost its place to learning, while studying came to be considered an integral part of evangelical perfection
Notes Previously issued in print: 2012
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 17, 2016)
Subject Franciscans -- Education -- History -- To 1500.
Franciscans -- History -- To 1500.
Learning and scholarship -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801464242
9780801464249 (ebook)