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The Monks of Caldey Island

Author: Roscoe Howells

Publisher: Hyperion Books

ISBN: 9781859021064

Category: Caldey Island (Wales)

Page: 201

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Caldey Island

The Story of a Holy Island

Author: Chris Howells

Publisher: Graffeg Peter Gill & Associates

ISBN: 9781905582143

Category: History

Page: 192

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Three miles off Tenby on the south-west coast of Wales the small island of Caldey keeps faith with fifteen hundred years of tradition. Small boats ferry visitors to a sacred sanctuary, a place of peace and charm, a small world apart and a haven for wildlife.
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The Benedictines of Caldey Island (formerly of Painsthorpe, York)

containing the history, purpose, method, and summary of the rule of the Benedictines of the Isle of S. Caldey, S. Wales

Author: William Richard Shepherd,Dom Aelred Carlyle (O.S.B.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 111

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Caldey Island

Author: Christopher Howells

Publisher: Graffeg

ISBN: 9781912213306

Category: Caldey Island (Wales)

Page: 160

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Author Chris Howells and photographer Ross Grieve capture daily life on Caldey Island. With over 150 images documenting the residents and landscapes of the area, the book also grants exclusive access to its brotherhood of Cistercian monks, who continue centuries of tradition on the island's shores.
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The Benedictines of Caldey Island: Containing the History, Purpose, Method, and Summary of the Rule of the Benedictines of the Isle of Caldey, S. Wale

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Sagwan Press

ISBN: 9781340331924

Category: History

Page: 250

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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A Celebration of Caldey Island

A Celebration of the Natural Beauty, the History and the Heritage of Caldey Island Through Atmospheric Photographic Images and Evocative Poetry

Author: Peter Green (photographer.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780953835218

Category: Caldey Island (Wales)

Page: 32

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The Lost Science of Measuring the Earth

Discovering the Sacred Geometry of the Ancients

Author: Robin Heath,John Michell

Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press

ISBN: 9781931882507

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 143

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Two leading researchers into ancient wisdom demonstrate that the earth's dimensions were accurately known prior to 3000 BC. These astonishing findings include a system of surveying and measure based on simple numerical and geometrical rules documents that remnants of this science still existed in medieval times when it became lost.
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Pierced Ears

Poems of an Island

Author: Sister Dolores Dodgson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780953322251

Category: Caldey Island (Wales)

Page: 109

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Limestones and Caves of Wales

Author: Trevor D. Ford

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521169134

Category: Science

Page: 268

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This 1989 book covers the geology and geomorphology of the Carboniferous Limestone areas of Wales, and summarises the state of knowledge of the main cave systems including the longest and deepest in Britain. It sets out to assess the morphological evolution of the cave systems and the associated landscape features, particularly in light of the effects of successive glaciations. The book also covers related subjects including the biology of the cave faunas, important archaeological discoveries in Welsh caves and the hydrology of the limestone masses. On its publication, this was the first book to give a general survey of the subject. It will continue to provide a valuable reference for cavers and also for geologists, geographers, biologists and archaeologists with special interests in the area.
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Sacred Britain

A Guide to Places that Stir the Soul

Author: Martin Symington

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 1841623636

Category: Travel

Page: 240

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Britain is packed with places to visit that can be called 'sacred'. Many are tourist sites, such as Iona, Lindisfarne and Stonehenge. Many more are out-of-the-way pilgrimage destinations, druidic circles, holy wells or obscure islands that few people would find without this book. Some are only recognised as 'sacred' by people with a special interest: Karl Marx's tomb in Highgate cemetery or the island on Althorp where Princess Diana is buried. This book journeys from pilgrimage sites with tombs of martyrs and scenes of medieval miracles to the remote islands of Iona, Bardsey and Lindisfarne, as well as to modern Buddhist, Hindu and Islamic shrines. It visits pre-historic stone circles and ancient chalk hill carvings such as the phallic Cerne Abbas giant. As well as sites of myth, legend, and apparition it covers shrines to philosophers and locations revered for their connections with art, music, literature, sport and crime.
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Delayed by Rough Seas

Author: David Hodges

Publisher: Cistercian Publications

ISBN: 9780953322244

Category: Poetry

Page: 78

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A third collection of poetry reflecting the monastic life of prayer in an island setting. Seascapes, wilderness, the flight of birds, Celtic sailor saints, medieval mystics, modern martyrs, the themes of suffering and forgiveness, and an array of contemporary issues all provide material for the poet's pen.
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