Monte Cassino, Abbey of

Monte Cassino, Abbey of
An abbey nullius situated about eighty miles south of Rome, the cradle of the Benedictine Order

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  • Monte Cassino — For information about the World War II battle, see the Battle of Monte Cassino. The restored Abbey of Monte Cassino. Monte Cassino is a rocky hill about 130 kilometres (81 mi) southeast of Rome, Italy, c. 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Monte Cassino — Part of World War II, Italian Campaign Ruins of Cassino town after the battle …   Wikipedia

  • Polish cemetery at Monte Cassino — The Polish cemetery at Monte Cassino contains graves of more than one thousand Poles who died while storming the abbey in May 1944, during the Battle of Monte Cassino.The religious affiliation of the dead men is marked by each grave having one of …   Wikipedia

  • Monte Cairo — (1,669 m ) is a mountain located in Lazio (in the province of Frosinone), overshadowing both the Abbey and the town of Monte Cassino, 5 kilometres to the south. Features The ancient Mons Clarius was so called because originally a temple dedicated …   Wikipedia

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  • Abbey and Diocese of Bobbio —     Abbey and Diocese of Bobbio     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Abbey and Diocese of Bobbio     The diocese (Ebovium, or Bobium; Dioecesis Eboviensis, or Bobiensis), which is suffragan to the Archiepiscopal See of Genoa, is coterminous with the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abbey — • A monastery canonically erected and autonomous, with a community of not fewer than twelve religious; monks under the government of an abbot; nuns under that of an abbess Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abbey     Abbey …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Cassino — /keuh see noh/; It. /kahs see naw/, n. a town in SE Latium, in central Italy, NNW of Naples: site of Monte Cassino. 24,695. * * * ▪ Italy Latin  Casinum,         town, Lazio (Latium) regione, central Italy. Cassino lies along the Rapido River at… …   Universalium

  • Cassino — Infobox CityIT img coa = Cassino Stemma.png image caption=The town of Cassino from the upper part of the town. official name = Comune di Cassino region = Lazio province = Frosinone (FR) elevation m = 40 mapx=41.6|mapy=13.84|name=Cassino area… …   Wikipedia

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