What role did Monasteries play in the world of art ? a. The monks and nuns would contact the places to display the illuminated manuscripts. b. Monasteries were the centers of art and learning. c. The monks and nuns would find artists and bring them to the monasteries to use their talents. d. none of the above
Monasteries were the centers of art and learning
- Christian monasticism is said to have started far back during the 3rd century in Egypt when some men and women decided to live a secluded life to choose a life with their creator, God.
- With time, Monasticism spread across countries and became a center for worship to the religious communities and wealthy visitors who were fascinated about the monk's way of life.
- Because of the increase in wealth of the monasteries, the monks improved the monasteries to be a centre to make prayer more appreciable using arts .This can be seen in the Famous art, Leonardo’s Last Supper.