St Francis of Assisi

Famous People
By: iMinds
Narrated by: Leah Vandenberg
Length: 5 mins
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Learn about the life and times of St Francis of Assisi with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds.

The story of Saint Francis of Assisi is particularly famous among Catholics. The story of his simple, peaceful life has transcended religious borders to become an inspiration to many. Francis was born in the early 1180s into a wealthy merchant family in the Italian town of Assisi. Growing up, he lived a privileged life of wealth and comfort. But as a young adult in 1201, he fought as a knight for Assisi in a war against its neighboring town of Perugia. He was captured and imprisoned for a year. During this time, Francis turned to spirituality.

Perfect to engage, entertain and broaden young thinkers.. iMindsJNR brings knowledge to your MP3 with 5 minute information segments for growing minds.

Make your MP3 smarter with iMindsJNR MindTracks, intersperse with music and enjoy learning a little about a lot.. knowledge to help shape young minds.

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  • Shane
  • 07-20-10

Interesting

This is a short but interesting story on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi.