Conflicts and Continuity in the Eleventh-Century Religious Reform: The Traditions of San Miniato al Monte in Florence and the Origins of the Benedictine Vallombrosan Order

@article{Salvestrini2021ConflictsAC,
  title={Conflicts and Continuity in the Eleventh-Century Religious Reform: The Traditions of San Miniato al Monte in Florence and the Origins of the Benedictine Vallombrosan Order},
  author={Francesco Salvestrini},
  journal={The Journal of Ecclesiastical History},
  year={2021},
  volume={72},
  pages={491 - 508}
}
  • F. Salvestrini
  • Published 7 December 2020
  • History
  • The Journal of Ecclesiastical History
Studies of the ecclesiastical reform of the eleventh century have often highlighted conflict between reforming monks and simoniac clerics. This was especially true in the urban contexts of Milan and Florence, cities that played a leading role, at the time, in the history of Italian religious life. Through the presentation of an exemplary case study, this paper shows how around an important Florentine monastery, an episcopal foundation, the conflict between ‘conservatives’ and reformers did not… 
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