Difference between revisions of "Nun"

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===[[Medieval]] Orders of Nuns===
 
===[[Medieval]] Orders of Nuns===
 
*[[Wikipedia:Augustinian_nuns|The Rule of St. Augustine (Augustinians)]]
 
*[[Wikipedia:Augustinian_nuns|The Rule of St. Augustine (Augustinians)]]
*[[Wikipedia:Order_of_Saint_Benedict|The Order of St. Benedict (Benedctines)]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Order_of_Saint_Benedict|The Order of St. Benedict (Benedictines)]]
 
**[[Wikipedia:Cistercians|The Order of Cistercians]]
 
**[[Wikipedia:Cistercians|The Order of Cistercians]]
 
**[[Wikipedia:Trappistines|The Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Trappistines)]]
 
**[[Wikipedia:Trappistines|The Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Trappistines)]]

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A nun (from the Latin nonna being a female version of nonnus meaning monk) was the female equivalent of a monk. Nuns lived in convent and followed a religious life under the authority of an abbess or prioress.

Medieval Orders of Nuns

Notable Nuns from Period