Bernard of Clairvaux,Saint

Ber·nard of Clair·vaux (bər-närdʹ, bĕr-närʹ; klâr-vōʹ), Saint. 1090-1153.
French monastic reformer and political figure. Widely known for his piety and mysticism, he was instrumental in the condemnation of Peter Abelard and in rallying support for the Second Crusade.

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Universalium. 2010.

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