S. Benedetto
Community ID
 
779
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Benedicti
 
Town
 
Conversano
 
Diocese
 
Conversano
 
Region
 
Apulia
 
Medieval Location
 
in the historic center, in the street of the same name
 
Date Founded
 
1266
 
Date Terminated
 
1866
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Foundation Information
 

This community was founded as a male monastery in 957. By 1266 the male monastery was uninhabited and in that year "i monaci furono sostituiti dalle monache cisterc. profughe dal monast. di S. Maria di Verge, nel Peloponneso, guidate dall'abbadessa Dameta.

 
Notable Heads
 

Dameta

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

The buildings are in a good state of repair: one part is used by the city as a library and meeting rooms; another part is used by the Suore Apostole del SS. Rosario and designated for educational and social activities.

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1266
 
Date Finished
 
1866
 
Length
 
608