Amtenhausen
Community ID
 
2437
 
Alternate Names
 
Amthausen, Amptenhausen
 
Town
 
near Stein
 
Diocese
 
Konstanz
 
Modern Location
 
near Stein on the Rhine river; in the district of Engen.
 
Dedication
 
S. Sebastian (since 1300), later S. George, S. Fabian, and S. Lawrence
 
Date Founded
 
1111 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1806
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Rule
 
Benedictine (presumably)
 
Congregation
 
St. Georgen
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Theodgar of St. George in the Black Forest

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Manuscript sources are found in Berlin's Staatsbibliothek Preussische Kulturbesitz, Thoel. lat. 8o88; the University Library in Freiburg, 355 (psalter); the Generallandesarchiv in Karlsruhe, Abt. 65,6; and in the Landesbibiliothek in Karlsruhe, St. Georgen, 2, 18, 35, 64, and 95.

 
Manuscripts Produced
 

Several books from the convent are still extant. A rituale monastica, dating from the thirteenth century is held in Berlin's State library for Cultural possessions. A psalter, dating from the twelfth or fourteenth century is located in the university library at Freiburg. The Generallandesarchiv in Karlsruhe holds a Ordination abbatissae, dating from the fifteenth century, and the Landesbibliothek in Karlsruhe preserves two psalters, one dated to 1471 and the other from the thirteenth century, as well as a life of Mary by Walther von Rheinau, written in the thirteenth century, "24 Elders" (Die 24 Alten), by Otto von Passau, written in 1383 by Erasmus Hemelig, and a Liber precum from 1497.

 
Admin. Notes
 

more research necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham; Alison Beach
 
Date Started
 
1111
 
Date Finished
 
1806
 
Length
 
600