The brotherhood appears to have languished in obscurity during the republic, and to have been revived by Augustus.
In 1100 he was captured by Danishmend of Sivas, and he languished in prison till 1103.
But while poetry languished, prose, for the first time, began to flourish in Denmark.
Many distinguished compositions appeared in its pages, but it gradually languished, and was given up after a year's experiment.
A great wave of secularity rolled over the Church, engulfing the religious orders with the rest; love waxed cold, fervour languished; learning declined, discipline was relaxed, bitter rivalries broke out, especially between Franciscans and Dominicans.