Cistercian Houses in the Kingdom of Jerusalem

  • Denys Pringle


In the later twelfth and thirteenth centuries, a network of Cistercian daughter-houses was established throughout the Latin East, both on the Syrian mainland and also in Cyprus and in Frankish Greece.1 In contrast to other religious orders, however, and despite the great interest that St. Bernard is known to have shown in the affairs of the kingdom, there seems to have been an initial reluctance on the part of the Cistercians to establish themselves in the Kingdom of Jerusalem itself.


South Wall Twelfth Century North Wall West Wall East Wall 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Michael Gervers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Denys Pringle

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations