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The "Research Centre for the Comparative History of Religious Orders" (FOVOG) is a research platform and scientific framework which organizes and coordinates multiple research projects on the history of monasteries and monastic and religious orders in the Middle Ages.

abgebildet in: Aldo Tarquini, Santa Maria Novella, © Editrice Guisi di Becocci Saverio,
Firenze 2000, S. 61 f.
Members of various Orders (Part of: Andrea Buonaiuto, La Chiesa militante e trionfante)

The FOVOG maintains a library for the history of religious orders including numerous materials from the Saxon State Library - Sächsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden (SLUB). View catalog.

Prof. Dr. Gert Melville

Academic Manager and Research Coordinator:
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Cristina Andenna

Technische Universität
D - 01062 Dresden
Email: fovog-dresden(at)

Tel: +49 (0) 351 4793 4180
Fax: +49 (0) 351 4793 4189

The FOVOG is a centrally incorporated institute of the Technical University of Dresden
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Vita Regularis - Editionen Bd. 6
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Benedikt - gestern und heute

Vita Regularis Bd. 69
Jörg Sonntag (Hg.)
Geist und Gestalt

Gert Melville
The World of Medieval Monasticism

Jörg Sonntag, Coralie Zermatten (Hgg)
Loyalty in the Middle Ages. Ideal and Practice of a Cross-Social Value.

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