The History of Leith

May 5, 2008

Hospital Brothers of St. Anthony

The Isenheim Altar, created by Matthias Grünewald in the early 16th century for the Antonine hospital and monastery in Isenheim. The work contains a number of references to Saint Anthony and St. Anthony’s fire

The Hospital Brothers of St. Anthony (Canonici Regulares Sancti Antonii, or CRSAnt), also Antonines, were a Roman Catholic congregation founded in 1095 or so, with the purpose of caring for those suffering from the common medieval disease of St. Anthony’s fire. for more click here

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