ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL IDENTITY AND BELONGING TO THE COMMUNITY (AT THE EXAMPLE OF THE CARTHUSIAN MONASTERY AT LAPIS REFUGII)
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Carthusian Monastery at Lapis Refugii in Scepusia (Spis) was active in the period of years 1299-1543. The authoress analyses in the study circumstances of its foundation, the monastery's community (monks - fathers, priors, etc.) and also circle of donors from the view-point of their individual ethnic identity or origin. The analysis on the base of Chronicle of the Anonymous Carthusian and of the preserved documentary material reveals a varied picture of different ethnic and social identities. At the same time she tries to characterize the relationship between individual identity and belonging to the society - community of the monastery. This belonging to the community of Christians is revealed, especially from the view-point of the medieval universality of the Christianity, as more general, more containing, able to include the whole spectrum of the individual identities.
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