Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint
Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint
Article on the life and works of this twelfth-century Cistercian and Doctor of the Church

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  • Bernard de Clairvaux, Saint — born 1090, probably Fontaine les Dijons, near Dijon, Burgundy died Aug. 20, 1153, Clairvaux, Champagne; canonized 1174; feast day August 20 French Cistercian monk, mystic, and doctor of the church. Born into an aristocratic family near Dijon, he… …   Universalium

  • Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint — (1090–1153)    Bernard of Clairvaux was the most important and influential figure of the mid 12th century Latin church. He is best known as the maker and confidante of popes, the opponent of Peter ABELARD, and the major force behind the Second… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Bernard of Clairvaux,Saint — Ber·nard of Clair·vaux (bər närdʹ, bĕr närʹ; klâr vōʹ), Saint. 1090 1153. French monastic reformer and political figure. Widely known for his piety and mysticism, he was instrumental in the condemnation of Peter Abelard and in rallying support… …   Universalium

  • BERNARD DE CLAIRVAUX — Personnage le plus célèbre de l’ordre de Cîteaux, Bernard fut aussi l’une des individualités les plus marquantes de l’histoire de l’Église médiévale et l’un des hommes les plus actifs et les plus importants du XIIe siècle. Origines, formation et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bernard De Clairvaux — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Bernard. Bernard de Clairvaux …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Bernard of Clairvaux — [kler vō′] Saint (1090? 1153); Fr. monk & theological writer: founder of the Cistercian order: his day is Aug. 20 …   English World dictionary

  • Bernard de Clairvaux — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Bernard. Bernard de Clairvaux Bernard de Clairvaux, manuscrit du XIIIe siècle …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bernard of Clairvaux — Infobox Saint name=Saint Bernard of Clairvaux birth date=1090 death date=death date|1153|8|20|mf=y feast day=August 20 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Church imagesize=200px caption=St Bernard in A Short History of Monks and… …   Wikipedia

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