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  • Faqir - names originally designating only the mendicant orders).
  • The facts concerning the rise of the Orders of Mendicant Friars are related in the articles on the several orders (Franciscans, Dominicans, Carmelites, Augustinian Hermits), and in that On Monasticism (§ Ii), where the difference between friars and monks is explained.
  • The most striking phenomenon in connexion with the beginnings of the mendicant orders is the rapidity with which the movement spread.
  • And when at the middle of the century the other great mendicant orders of Carmelites and Austin Friars, and also Servites arose their propagation showed that the possibilities of the mendicant movement had not been exhausted by the Dominicans and Franciscans.
  • These facts clearly show that the Mendicant Movement responded to widely spread and deeply felt needs of the time.
 

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