S. Benedetto
Community ID
 
790
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Benedicti
 
Town
 
Polignano a Mare
 
Diocese
 
Monopoli
 
Region
 
Apulia
 
Medieval Location
 
in the historic center
 
Corporate Status
 
monastery (male then female)
 
Date Founded
 
1109
 
Date Terminated
 
1902
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

founded between 983 and 992 by Peter as a male Benedictine monastery. In 1109 it was inhabited by nuns.

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

demolished in 1932

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Deserted towards the middle of 1200's it was reconstituted in 1574 by the wishes of Gian Vincenzo Frangipane della Tolfa, marchese di Polignano, and dedicated to Saint Peter.

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1109
 
Date Finished
 
1902
 
Length
 
424