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Gregory Mendel worked out his concepts of genetics by doing breeding experiments using pea plants in the monastery's garden.
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Mix the scant ruins of England’s first church with the mystique of King Arthur and Holy Grail, add the hard work of a busy monastery, and, by the 12th century, Glastonbury Abbey was the leading Christian pilgrimage site in all of Britain.
Local governments used these donations to build roads and bridges, and monasteries were able to fund classes for priests, administrators, and civil servants.
Fiddyment speculates that the book may have captured a transitional moment when native roe deer were declining and landowners and monasteries stocked parks with bigger deer.
Decorated with quaint grape and monastery illustrations, the wine bottle looks elegant.
The centerpiece of the monastery is the Dormition of the Mother of God, capped with blue domes and gold stars, symbolic of Mary.
Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery, Saint Elijah’s, suffered a similar fate.
Since the walls and church surrounding the historic location were constructed in the 6th century, the monastery has been inhabited by monks ever since.
Gone is the Jewish quarter, the markets with their monasteries, and the lattice balconies and sculptured masonry of another Sunni silk road city.
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: a place where monks live and work together
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