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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Carmelites

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A monastic order, originally an association of hermits on Mount Carmel, at length mendicant, called the Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, i. e . the Virgin, in consecration to whom it was founded by a pilgrim of the name Berthold, a Calabrian, in 1156. The Order is said to have existed from the days of Elijah.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Carmelites'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/c/carmelites.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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