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Assisi (, from the ) is a town and comune of Italy in the Province of Perugia in the Umbria region, on the western flank of Monte Subasio.

It was the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order in the town in 1208, and St. Clare (Chiara d'Offreducci), the founder of the Poor Sisters, which later became the Order of Poor Clares after her death. The 19th-century Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows was also born in Assisi.

Assisi (meteorite)

Assisi is an H chondrite meteorite that fell to earth at 7am on May 24, 1886 in Umbria, Italy.

Only one single stone was found.

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Francis of Assisi, by Paul Sabatier This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

Many times a day at Florence, at Assisi, at Rome, I have forgotten the document I had to study.

Alessandro Leto, who, barely recovered from a grave attack of influenza, kindly served as my guide among the archives of Assisi, deserves a very particular mention.

In 1174 Assisi was taken by the chancellor of the empire, Christian, Archbishop of Mayence.

A knight of Assisi, perhaps one of those who had been in captivity with him at Perugia, was preparing to go to Apulia under orders from Count Gentile.

Francis directed his steps to a grotto in the country near Assisi, which he entered alone.

Returning to Assisi, he doubled his kindnesses to those of whom he had truly the right to call himself the brother.

Half an hour from Assisi in the direction of Beviglia is a grotto, which may very well be that of which we are about to speak.

Francis of Assisi the Church would perhaps have foundered and the Cathari would have won the day.

This embassy shows in what importance the pope held the affairs of Assisi, though it was a very small city.

Bernardone, no doubt ill seconded in the search, ransacked every corner, but was obliged at last to return to Assisi without his son.

It is not to Assisi in its marvellous basilica that one must go to divine and comprehend St.

A man of Assisi, hardly mentioned by the biographers, had attached himself to Francis.

They were not yet converted, but they knew that not far away, over toward Assisi, were living men who had renounced all worldly goods, and who, consumed with zeal, were going up and down preaching penitence and peace.

Bishop of Assisi is here concerned and not the Bishop of Osimo, as some critics have suggested.