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Unit 4: Montecassino Abbey


Montecassino Abbey

Film Focus Point: A beautiful visual tour of the mother monastery of the Order of St. Benedict.

Text Focus Point: Pages 160-161

Discussion Questions

  1. With what impressions of the Abbey of Monte Cassino are you left after your visit?

  2. Why do you think the producer of this video chose to avoid narration?

  3. What aspects of the environment—both natural and structural—reflect the ideals of monastic life?

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