KSZTAŁTOWANIE SIĘ STROJU ZAKONNEGO W POCZĄTKACH MONASTYCYZMU W EUROPIE (IV-X W.). RECEPCJA FORM UBIORÓW ŚWIECKICH. CZ. II
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MONASTIC GARMENTS IN EARLY MONASTICISM IN EUROPE (IVTH-XTH CENTURIES). ADAPTATION OF SECULAR FORMS OF CLOTHING. PART 2
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Second part of this article aims at an analysis of monastic garments, their use and symbolism from the fourth to tenth centuries in Europe. This was the period of the greatest development of monastic life, especially Benedictine. The analysis is based on the early monastic ideas of East Church and literary, juridical, and iconographic evidence which constituted monastic garments, their evolution and importance in West Church. The texts included in the article have been supplemented with iconographic material that illustrates the process of adaptation of secular forms of clothing to the requirements of monastic life as well as its transformation stages.
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