S. Agnese sulla Via Nomentana
Community ID
 
421
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Agnese fuori le Mura / SS Agnese e Costanza / SS Agnese , Costanza edition Emerenziana / S. Agnetis extra muros, foris porta Numentana / S. Agnetis atque S. Constanciae
 
Town
 
Rome
 
Diocese
 
Rome
 
Region
 
LZ
 
Medieval Location
 
outside the porta Numentana, near the basilica & tomb of S. Agnes, virgin martyr, district of the 12 Apostles
 
Modern Location
 
via Noment, #349
 
Corporate Status
 
Unknown
 
Dedication
 
Agnes / Constance
 
Date Founded
 
1112 (though a male community had been founded there in the fourth century)
 
Date Terminated
 
1480 (absorbed by male monastery)
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

There was a male monastery at this location circa 936. Refounded as a female community by Pope Pascal II, circa 1112.

 
Dependent Communities
  
Early Documents
 

[1] vita of S. Agnes from after 400; [2] 514: epitaph of the first abbess.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Mabillon : Latin nuns replaced Greek nuns in 817

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1112
 
Date Finished
 
1480
 
Length
 
753