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Cloisters of Europe: Gardens of Prayer - Mouilleron, Veronique Rouchon, and Faure, Daniel

If the church is said to be the soul of an abbey, the cloister is surely its heart. The cloister, a space secluded -- as its Latin derivation suggests -- within four galleries is at once a place of peace and a ceaseless crossroads. As the hub of all activity, through which monks progressed from task to task and prayer to prayer throughout the day ...

Cloisters of Europe: Gardens of Prayer 2001, Penguin Putnam, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670030255