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Bonus, John
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(1168, Mantua? – 1249, Budriolo, Romagna). A layperson who led a life of penitence as a hermit beginning in 1209 in the small village of Budriolo on the northern margins of the Apennines. He founded a hermit community named after him in 1217, at the earliest; it lived according to the Augustinian Rule (Augustine, rule of) and became an order active in pastoral care in northern Italy which was incorporated in 1256 into the order of the Augustinian Hermits.

Bibliography

K. Elm, “Italienische Eremitengemeinschaften des 12. und 13. Jh.,” in idem, Vitasfratrum, 199…

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Köpf, Ulrich, “Bonus, John”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10876>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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