Definition of Saint Benedict

1. Noun. Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547).

Exact synonyms: Benedict, St. Benedict
Generic synonyms: Monastic, Monk, Saint



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saint Benedict

Saint Andrew's crosses
Saint Andrew the Apostle
Saint Anselm
Saint Anthony's cross
Saint Anthony's crosses
Saint Anthony's dance
Saint Anthony's fire
Saint Anthony's fires
Saint Athanasius
Saint Augustine
Saint Baeda
Saint Barbara
Saint Barthélemy
Saint Beda
Saint Bede
Saint Benedict (current term)
Saint Bernard
Saint Bernards
Saint Boniface
Saint Bride
Saint Bridget
Saint Brigid
Saint Bruno
Saint Catharines
Saint Charles
Saint Christopher
Saint Christopher-Nevis
Saint Cloud
Saint Crispin
Saint David

Literary usage of Saint Benedict

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Doyle, F. C, 'Teachings of Saint Benedict* (London 1887) ; Henderson, GF, 'Historical Documents ... 1892); Lechner, 'Life and Times of Saint Benedict' (ib. ..."

2. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The Rule of Saint Benedict (Extracts from the translation in Henderson, EF, Historical Documents of the Middle Ages, p. 274 et seq. ..."

3. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The Rule of Saint Benedict (Extracts from the translation in Henderson, EF, Historical Documents of the Middle Ages, p. 274 cl seq. ..."

4. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The Rule of Saint Benedict (Extracts from the translation in Henderson, EF, Historical Documents of the Middle Ages, p. 274 el seq. ..."

5. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), M. Guizot, William Hazlitt (1856)
"... fifth century — Their power and their want of coherence — Saint Benedict — His life — He founds the monastery of Monte Cassino — Analysis and estimate ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Doyle, F. C, 'Teachings of Saint Benedict* (London 1887) ; Henderson, GF, 'Historical Documents ... 1892); Lechner, 'Life and Times of Saint Benedict' (ib. ..."

7. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The Rule of Saint Benedict (Extracts from the translation in Henderson, EF, Historical Documents of the Middle Ages, p. 274 et seq. ..."

8. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The Rule of Saint Benedict (Extracts from the translation in Henderson, EF, Historical Documents of the Middle Ages, p. 274 cl seq. ..."

9. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"The Rule of Saint Benedict (Extracts from the translation in Henderson, EF, Historical Documents of the Middle Ages, p. 274 el seq. ..."

10. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), M. Guizot, William Hazlitt (1856)
"... fifth century — Their power and their want of coherence — Saint Benedict — His life — He founds the monastery of Monte Cassino — Analysis and estimate ..."

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