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A '''monastery''' was a building or structure or a series of buildings and structures that is set apart from regular civilization for religious commune.  [[Monks]] is the usual inhabitants and live in such structures after taking specific vows.  During the [[Middle Ages]] monastic institutions helped to preserve writings from [[antiquity]] that would otherwise have been lost.
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A '''monastery''' is a building or structure or a series of buildings and structures that are set apart from regular civilization for religious commune.  [[Monks]] are the usual inhabitants and live in such structures after taking specific vows.  During the [[Middle Ages]] monastic institutions helped to preserve writings from [[antiquity]] that would otherwise have been lost.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:15, 14 July 2007

A monastery is a building or structure or a series of buildings and structures that are set apart from regular civilization for religious commune. Monks are the usual inhabitants and live in such structures after taking specific vows. During the Middle Ages monastic institutions helped to preserve writings from antiquity that would otherwise have been lost.