S. Agnes
Community ID
 
2878
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Agnese
 
Town
 
Bologna
 
Diocese
 
Bologna
 
Medieval Location
 
Porta San Mamolo
 
Modern Location
 
Bagno Marino
 
Date Founded
 
1221
 
Date Terminated
 
1799
 
Religious Order
 
Dominican
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

S. Dominic received Diana d'Andolò into the order and founded the convent. Funding was obtained partially through the goodwill of d'Andalo's family by Jordan of Saxony, Master General of the Dominican Order, who overcame their intial opposition.

 
First Members
 

12 nuns including S. Diana, S. Amata, S. Cecilia.

 
Notable Heads
 

Diana d'Andolò: Founder.

 
Early Documents
 

Earliest mention: 1223.

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

The first house was just outside of the Porta San Mamolo, but was moved ca. 1255 to Bagno Marino, a suburb of Bologna.

 
Admin. Notes
 

created by CF, needs verification; added to by WW from summarized info from I monasteri femminili à Bologna tra il XIII e il XVII secolo.

 
Contributors
 
Sherri Johnson