Lérins

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Lérins

(lārăNs`), group of four small islands, Alpes-Maritimes dept., SE France, in the Mediterranean Sea SE of Cannes. Sainte-Marguerite is the largest island. On Saint-Honorat is the oldest monastery in W Europe, founded (A.D. 400) by St. Honoratus.
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References in classic literature ?
"And now," said the musketeer, "answer me the question put to you by that black-looking Saint-Mars: what did you come to do at the Lerin Isles?"
At several points, he invokes the work of fifth-century Christian writer Vicent of Lerins, who thought deeply about continuity and disruption within the church.
Les pUuA lerins se mortifient souvent jusquae1/4aoau sang.
Soon after, he enrolled in the monastery of Lerins for his theological studies.
Al poco tiempo, y despues de un proceso de conversion, opto junto con su esposa por los votos de continencia, yendose al monasterio de Lerins, frente a las costas de Cannes, donde se desarrollaba un importante centro de vida ascetico-religiosa.
ABOUT THE AREA THEOULE-SUR-MER is beautiful for a short walk; come here to see views of the rocky Lerins Islands.
After purchasing the Christian half of what was known as the Catholic Basilica of Saint Vincent of Lerins, Ab Al-Rahman I proceeded to demolish the structure to build the Mosque.
So, I would first like to briefly recall the attempts of some earlier theologians who engaged these questions: Vincent of Lerins, John Henry Newman, and Yves Congar.
Vincent of Lerins, a fifth-century resident of a monastery on the Mediterranean coast of Gaul.