Augustinian Hermits

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a monastic order of friars established in 1256 by the Pope

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Giles entered the Order of the Augustinian Hermits in 1258, at the height of the mendicant-secular clergy conflicts in Paris (1252-59).
The Augustinian Hermits have not always received the same scholarly attention as the other mendicant orders.
Frazier explores the motivations for Giacomo's unusual choice of subject matter, contextualizing the vita Helenae in relation to local politics as well as in relation to conflict between the Augustinian Hermits, with whom Elena was closely connected, and their rival Augustinian Lateran Canons.
Leo X initially tried to deal with it on 3 February 1518 by asking the vicar general of the Augustinian Hermits to silence his subject.
The death of this great figure, who had been Archpriest of Santa Maria Maggiore, Protector of the Augustinian Hermits, and Archbishop of Rouen, foreshadows the actions and motivations of high churchmen of the sixteenth century churchmen in whose interests it might have been to extinguish his long, Gallic shadow.
The nuns of San Zaccaria sponsored a series of Lenten sermons, which from 1431 through 1454 were largely given by Augustinian hermits; BCV, Codice Gradenigo 179, Ordini di monache esistenti a Venezia, I, fol.