Altenberg
Community ID
 
2434
 
Town
 
Aldenburg, near Wetzlar
 
Diocese
 
Trier
 
Medieval Location
 
Aldenburg
 
Modern Location
 
Aldenburg
 
Dedication
 
S. Nicholas; S. Michael
 
Date Founded
 
1179 or later
 
Date Terminated
 
1802
 
Religious Order
 
Premonstratensian
 
Foundation Information
 

This is a female house of the Premonstratensian order.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Hofbibliothek of Aschaffenburg: Psalter, 5. A Psalter et diurnale, c. 1250, is located in Darmstadt's Landesbibliothek, 2230. The Landeshauptarchiv in Koblenz retains two miscellanies from this convent, dating from the fourteenth century. The Bistumsarchiv in Trier holds a Breviary from the fourteenth century, Abt. 95, 526.
Rule of St. Benedict, Altenberg Version

 
Manuscripts Produced
 

The Hofbibliothek of Aschaffenburg holds a Psalter, dating from the thirteenth century, which belonged to Magistra Gertrud from the convent. A Psalter et diurnale, c. 1250, is located in Darmstadt's Landesbibliothek, 2230. The Landeshauptarchiv in Koblenz retains two miscellanies from this convent, dating from the fourteenth century. The Bistumsarchiv in Trier holds a Breviary from the fourteenth century, Abt. 95, 526. References to mystical tracts from the fourteenth century appear in Weigand, but their current location is unknown.

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1179
 
Date Finished
 
1802
 
Length
 
518