Bamberg, Michelsberg
Community ID
 
2793
 
Alternate Names
 
Moenchsberg; Mons Monachorum; Mons St. Michaelis
 
Diocese
 
Bamberg
 
Modern Location
 
On the top of one of Bamberg's seven hills
 
Corporate Status
 
Double monastery
 
Dedication
 
Saint Michael
 
Date Founded
 
1017
 
Date Terminated
 
1802
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Congregation
 
Hirsau
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by emperor Heinrich II.

 
First Members
 

The monks of Michelsberg came initially from Amorbach and probably from Fulda.

 
Notable Heads
 

In 1782 Dominic Schram accepted the position of prior in the monastery of Michelsberg at Bamberg.

 
Dependent Communities
 

Benedictine Priory of St Jakob in Stettin

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Double monastery

 
Contributors
 
Alison Beach
 
Date Started
 
1009
 
Date Finished
 
1802