Fun Facts About Monks
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February 24, 2022

Fun Facts About Monks

This week, Danièle dishes on some of the ways medieval monks could be silly, petty, clever and compassionate. Here are some of the fun facts that made it – and didn’t make it – into her new book, How to Live Like a Monk.

How to Live Like a Monk: Medieval Wisdom for Modern Life is published by Abbeville Press – click here to visit their website.

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You can also check out episode 132 of the podcast, where Danièle talks more about her new book.

The creator and host of The Medieval Podcast is Danièle Cybulskie. Click here to visit her website or follow her on Twitter @5MinMedievalist

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Top Image: Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, B IX 36, f. 2r – Carthusian Statutes February 24, 2022 at 09:21AM

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