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Cistercian abbey of Strata Florida

Stephen William Williams

Cistercian abbey of Strata Florida

its history and an account of the recent excavations made on its site.

by Stephen William Williams

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Published by Whiting & Co in London .
Written in English


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Restaurants near Strata Florida Abbey: ( km) The Black Lion Hotel ( km) Y Ffarmers ( km) The Red Kite Cafe ( km) Red Lion ( km) Y Talbot Restaurant; View all restaurants near Strata Florida Abbey on Tripadvisor/5(61). The remains of Strata Florida Abbey, in South Wales, are most interesting in many points of view, more especially as the relics of a stately seminary for learning, founded as early as The community of the Abbey were Cistercian monks, who soon attained great celebrity, and acquired extensive possessions.

Strata Florida Abbey. Rhys the Great and his loyal monks. The Lord Rhys, ruler of the kingdom of Deheubarth, wasn’t officially the founder of Strata Florida. That was a Norman, Robert fitz Stephen. Strata Florida, custodian of Welsh culture, was the obvious choice. But all this came at a price – the enmity of the English crown. It was. The lush Teifi Valley nestles within the Cambrian Mountains, a remote and unspoilt area of mid Wales. Lying between Snowdonia and the Brecon Beacons, the Cambrians are the source of several Welsh rivers - including the Teifi. This walk explores the valley carved out by the River Teifi and home to the dramatic ruins of Strata Florida Abbey.

Media in category "Strata Florida Abbey" The following 57 files are in this category, out of 57 total. 12th Century Cistercian Abbey - - jpg × ; KBArchitectural style: Cistercian architecture.   Strata Florida Cistercian Abbey Published on Decem January 6, by sulewath Writing the last post about the tiny St Tanwg’s church in Gwynned and how it is one of the Small Pilgrim Places made me think about other early Christian .


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A community of monks, priests, and teachers belonging to the Cistercian Order serving the Church in the Diocese of Dallas since and educating youth at Cistercian Preparatory School and The University of Dallas.

and teachers belonging to the Cistercian Order serving the Church in the Diocese of Dallas since and educating youth at Cistercian Preparatory.

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The Cistercian Abbey Of Strata Florida: Its History, And An Account Of The Recent Excavations Made On Its SiteAuthor: Williams Stephen William. The Strata Florida Trust has bought the complex of historic farm buildings, called Mynachlog Fawr or Great Abbey, which lie immediately to the south of the monument.

This includes a house which was once the home of the gentry family, the Stedmans, who owned the Abbey site after the Dissolution of Later it became a farm run by the Arch family. History The Strata Florida Abbey was founded in by the Norman knight Robert Fitz Stephen settled at the nearby Cardigan Castle.

Cistercian monks were brought from Whitland Abbey and began building a monastery on the banks of the Afon Fflur River. A year later, the Normans were supplanted by the Welsh ruler of Deheubarth, Continue reading "Strata Florida – Cistercian Abbey". Grand medieval abbey where generations of Welsh princes are buried The abbey of Strata Florida – Latin for ‘Vale of Flowers’ – has stood on lush meadows beside the banks of the river Teifi since It was established by white-robed Cistercian monks as part of a movement that spread like a tidal wave across the whole of western Europe in the early Middle Ages.

The Red Book of Hergest, one of the Four Ancient Books of Wales, is also said to have been a Strata Florida manuscript or a copy of one. (8) Many famous Welsh writers and scholars were buried at Strata, including members of Dinefwr Abbey, and also the great medieval poet, Dafydd ap Gwilym.

The Cistercians are a Catholic religious order of enclosed monks and nuns formed inoriginating from Cîteaux monasteries spread throughout Europe during the Middle Ages, but many were closed during the Protestant Reformation, the Dissolution of the Monasteries under King Henry VIII, the French Revolution, and the revolutions of the 18th century.

The Cistercian order dominated Wales for nearly four centuries prior to the Dissolution. Immediately following the main menu below, you will find an essay discussing the influence of the Cistercian order in England and Wales, taken from the Cadw guidebooks for Tintern and Strata Florida abbeys.

The first abbey of Strata Florida, founded by the Norman Robert fitz Stephen in for the Cistercians, lay 2ml away from the present site, by the banks of the Afon Fflur from which Strata Florida (Vale of Fflur, or 'flowers') derives its name. It was a daughter house of the great Cistercian abbey at Whitland, and the first colony of monks.

The Abbey at Strata Florida in its heyday in the 13th and 14th centuries loomed large in the culture and politics of Wales and even now wears an aura of hiraeth as an icon of Welsh historical.

Strata Florida Abbey was an order sponsored by Lord Rhys of Deheubarth and was always a strong supporter of the native Welsh Princes. One of the Chronicles of the Prices (not the Red Book of Hergest, but the more complete one which includes the events of ), was possibly written here. “The site of a 12th century Cistercian Abbey, Strata Florida is situated in the hills above the.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The Hendregadredd Manuscript was probably copied at the Cistercian abbey of Strata Florida in Ceredigion.

Work began on this collection of poetry sometime afterfirst by one main scribe, perhaps the original architect of the volume. Placid was a member of the community at Our Lady of Dallas from when he arrived to the United States in until his death in He was born in Hungary on Octoand he entered the novitiate of the Cistercian Abbey of Zirc upon graduating from the Cistercian School of Budapest in The Cistercian abbey of Strata Florida; its history, and an account of the recent excavations made on its site: : Stephen W.

Williams: Libros en idiomas extranjerosFormat: Tapa blanda. Get this from a library. The Cistercian abbey of Strata Florida: its history, and an account of the recent excavations made on its site. [Stephen W Williams]. The abbey of Strata Florida – Latin for ‘Vale of Flowers’ – has stood on lush meadows beside the banks of the river Teifi since It was established by white-robed Cistercian monks as part of a movement that spread like a tidal wave across the whole of western Europe in the early Middle Ages.

Strata Florida (Abbey) also known as: Strata Florida; Ystrad Fflur; 'Vale of flowers' Order: Cistercian Strata Florida was founded by the Anglo-Norman lord, Robert fitz Stephen, but soon thereafter Lord Rhys seized Cardigan and assumed patronage of the monastery.

Full text of "The Cistercian Abbey of Strata Florida: Its History, and an Account of the Recent Excavations " See other formats. Strata Florida Abbey (Welsh: Abaty Ystrad Fflur) is a former Cistercian abbey situated just outside Pontrhydfendigaid, near Tregaron in abbey was originally founded in The name Strata Florida is a Latin translation of the Welsh Ystrad Fflur, which means "Valley of Flowers", though referring to the River Fflur which flows by here; the river is presumably named for the.

The Cistercian abbey of Strata Florida: its history, and an account of the recent excavations made on its site by Williams, Stephen W. Publication date Topics Strata Florida Abbey, Wales -- Antiquities, genealogy Publisher London: Whiting & Co. Collection getty; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation ContributorPages: This monument comprises the remains of a medieval Cistercian abbey.

Founded aroundStrata Florida is situated in an area of generally flat meadowland bordering the banks of the river Teifi. The site housed a church; monk’s choir; presbytery; cloister; chapter house; vestry; book store and dormitories.The Cistercian Monastery of Strata Florida, or Ystrad Fflur was established in by monks from Whitland on land provided by Robert Fitzstephen, the Norman Lord of Pennard.

The Lord Rhys ap Gruffudd, managed to oust the Norman overlords of Dyfed, partly by encouraging them to divert their activities to the colonisation of Ireland.