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Table of Contents Map of Benedict¿s Italy Chronology Preface Introduction Chapter 1: Medieval Biography Chapter 2: Gregory and Benedict Chapter 3: A Golden Roman Chapter 4: In a Dark Time Chapter 5: Family and Education Chapter 6: School of Rhetoric Chapter 7: Disinheritance and a Cracked Sifter Chapter 8: Unwanted Celebrity Chapter 9: The Rock and the Bell Chapter 10: Solipsistic Hermithood? Chapter 11: Vicovaro and Subiaco Chapter 12: Miracles of Lake and Spring Chapter 13: A Bored Monk and Bad Bread Chapter 14: Turning Pagan Rites into Monte Cassino Chapter 15: Writing down a Little Rule Chapter 16: How Benedict Heals a Boy Chapter 17: Scant Bread, Scarce Olive Oil Chapter 18: King Totila¿s Farce Chapter 19: Totila¿s Genuine Visit Chapter 20: Greed and a Lamp Chapter 21: Impolite Pride Chapter 22: Tarracina Chapter 23: The Poor and Oppressed Chapter 24: Resurrection Child Chapter 25: Benedict¿s Final Heartaches Chapter 26: Conversation and a Cloud Chapter 27: The Death of Twins Chapter 28: A Posthumous Touch Acknowledgments Appendix A: Chapter-by-Chapter Summary of Benedict¿s Rule Appendix B: Previous Popes with the Regnal Name ¿Benedict¿ (¿Blessed¿) Recommended Further Reading List Notes
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Benedict, Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino.
Christian saints -- Italy -- Biography.