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Timeline of the Rhineland Mystics & Other Key Thinkers and Events
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The common idea among these mystics and advisors is that "the divine and the human are so closely united as to become one" (JvR)
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(names in red are saints)
(places in magenta are on the itinerary)
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Bl Pope Eugene III, OCist1080 - 1153Pisa, Rome
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St Bernard of Clairvaux, OCist1090 - 1153Clairvaux, Germany
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Peter Lombard1096 - 1160Clairvaux, Paris
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St Hildegard of Bingen, OSB1098 - 1179Bingen
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St Dominic of Guzman, OP1170 - 1221Osma, Toulouse, Paris, Bologna
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St Francis of Assisi, OFM1181 - 1226Assisi, Rome, Jerusalem
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St Elizabeth of Hungary, TOF1207 - 1231Marburg, Assis, Rome
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St Albertus Magnus, OP~1200 - 1280Köln, Paris, Regensburg, Strasbourg...
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Mechtilde of Magdeburg, TOD1207 - 1282Magdeburg, Helfta
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Hadewijth of Brabant12xx - 12xxBrabant, Antwerp
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Roger Bacon OFM~1220 - 1292Oxford, Paris
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St Bonaventure, OFM1221 - 1274Viterbo, Paris, Lyon
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St Thomas Aquinas, OP1225 - 1274Köln, Paris, Toulouse, Bologna
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Marguerite Porete12xx - 1310Mons, Paris💀
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St Gertrude the Great OSB1256 - 1302Helfta
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Meister Eckhart, OP1260 - 1328Köln, Paris, Strasbourg, Erfurt
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Bl Duns Scotus, OFM1265 -1308Oxford, Paris, Köln
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William of Ockham, OFM1287 - 1347England, Avignon, München
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St Margareta Ebner, OP1291 - 1351Augsburg, Mödingen
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Bl John van Ruysbroeck, OSA1293 - 1381Brabant, Brussels, Germany
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Bl Henry Suso, OP1295 - 1366Constance, Strasbourg, Basel, Köln, Ulm,
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Elsbeth Stagel, OP1300 - ~1360Töss
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Johannes Tauler, OP1300 - 1361Strasbourg (tomb), Köln, Basel
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Henry of Nördlingen13xx - 13xxBavaria, Avignon, Köln, Basel1207<----------Rumi---------->1273
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Thomas à Kempis, OSA1380 - 1471Rhineland
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Hendrik Herp, OFMcap~1400 - 1477Leuven, Antwerp
1190 Strasbourg Cathedral ⛪
💢 1229 Closure of U of Paris
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📕~1140 Codex Calixtinus
⛪1248 Köln Cathedral
📕 1320 Dante's Divine Comedy
📕~1395 Canterbury Tales
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💎 1098 Cistercians founded
💎 1190 Teutonics founded
Strasbourg earthquake/fire 1346 💀
📕 13xx Cloud of Unknowing
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💎 1119 Templars founded
💎 1209 Franciscans founded
💀 1348 - 1350 Black Death
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💎 1121 Premonstratensians founded
💎 1215 Begunes begin
💎 1312 Begunes lose Papal support
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💎 1084 Carthusians founded
💎 1216 Dominicans founded
💀 1315-17 Great European Famine followed years of great rains; lawlessness
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💀 1170 Thomas Becket martyrdom
1378<--Western Schism--->1417
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♢ 1136 St Denis Abbey - 1st Gothic architecture
warm period - ag innovations 💢1306 -> beginning of little ice age
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🏹1st Crusade
🏹 2nd Crusade
🏹3rd Crusade
🏹6th Crusade (German)
1309<-----Avignon Papacy------>1376
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🏹4th Crusade
🏹7th Crusade
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🏹Albigensian Crusade
🏹1337 hundred years war 🏹-🏹-🏹-🏹-🏹-🏹-🏹-1453
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🏹5th Crusade
🏹1375 first gunpowder in Europe
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1190🏹🏹🏹🏹🏹 Baltic Crusades 🏹🏹🏹🏹🏹1287
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1320 first German paper mills (Mainz, Cologne, Augsburg)
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1162<-------Gengis Khan-===---->1227
1436 Gutenberg's press
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1216<--------------------Guelphs and Ghiibelline controversry----------------->1392
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1202 Fibonacci introduced Arabic numerals and '0' prompting tech innovation in architecture, ship-building, banking... increasing wealth, avarice, legislation against luxury, etc