There is something to be said for teaching everything to somebody, as compared with the modern notion of teaching nothing, and the same sort of nothing, to everybody. — G. K. Chesterton

Saint Bernard

(St. Bernard of Clairvaux)

1091–1153
Civilization: Christian — Clairvaux
   Field of Renown:  saint — Monk
Era:  Later Middle

Monk who helped revive the original spirit of monasticism among the Cistercian Order.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Life of the Monastery  in  The Story of the Middle Ages  by  Samuel B. Harding
Bernard, 1091-1153  in  Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages  by  George Hodges
Bernard of Clairvaux and the Second Crusade  in  The Story of the Crusades  by  by E. M. Wilmot-Butxton


Image Links


Virgin and St. Bernard
 in Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages

Vision of St. Bernard
 in Church History: The Later Middle Ages