What is a nun?


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Women could choose to become nuns. They lived in a convent. In each convent, the ruler was the abbess. Rather than marry a man, nuns went through a ceremony of marriage to God. Nuns could not own property. They did not copy manuscripts. Instead, they prayed several a day, both collective and individually, worked in the fields, did all work around the convent, and taught noblewomen how to sew, spin, and weave. Nuns