The Augustinian Century - 01 to 04. The fourteenth century was a favourable period for the Augustinian Order, even with the negative effects of the Black Death, Avignon papacy and the Western Schism.
Germany: Constitutions - 01 & 02: The version of the Augustinian Constitutions with which Martin Luther was formed is briefly discussed.
Origins and Identity - 01 to 05: One hundred years after the Grand Union of 1256, the Order had clarified its perception of itself and of its mission.
Great Western Schism. This event affected the Augustinian Order, but less so than in the case of many other Orders. The obtaining of higher studies by Augustinians was affected.
Humanism. Augustinians of this particular approach became influential in the Order of Saint Augustine after the year 1370, particularly in Florence and Rome.
Francesco Petrarch 01 to 05: He lived from 1304 and 1374, and symbolized much of the spirit of humanism within Europe and the Augustinian Order during the 14th century.
Origins and Identity - 06 & 07: Four fourteenth-century Augustinian authors contributed much to the Augustinian identity that sustained the Order during the late Middle Ages.
The Black Death. The caused a sudden decline in Europe's population, and that of the Order of St Augustine as well.
The Effect of the Black Death upon Learning. The education of Augustinian candidates was affected for decades - possibly centuries - after wards.
Honorary Papal Chaplaincies. These honorary papal chaplaincies became overused and abused, and drew talented friars away from community life.