Monastic Churches

Churches belonging to a monastery or having their origin in a monastery, which is a place of religious retirement or seclusion from the world for monks, who are people living a celibate life according to the rule of a particular religious order and adhering to vows, especially of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

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3244
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monastic churches
monastic church
churches, monastic
kloosterkerken Dutch
kloosterkerk Dutch
iglesias monásticas Spanish
iglesia monástica Spanish
monasterio Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007519. The J. Paul Getty Trust.