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Rode, Hinne (Johannes)
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(c. 1385, Trier – Dec 1, 1439, Montabaur), Benedictine reformer. After completing his studies, Rode lived first as a Carthusian. In 1421 Archbishop Otto v. Ziegenhain installed him with a papal dispensation as abbot of the Benedictine abbey of St. Matthias near Trier, in order to reform Trier’s Benedictine monasteries. The Council of Basel appointed Rode visitor general to the Benedictine provinces of Cologne-Trier and part of Mainz-Bamberg. Rode also contributed to the formation of the new Bursfelde…

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Merz, Birgit, “Rode, Hinne (Johannes)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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