S. Cesario "Corsarum"
Community ID
 
438
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Cesario "e Corsas" / S. Cesarii Corsarum / S. Cesarii de Corsas
 
Town
 
Rome
 
Diocese
 
Rome
 
Region
 
LZ
 
Medieval Location
 
in the town, between Celio & the Aventine, on the Via Appia Antica, near the church of S. Sisto, on the site of an antique male monastery
 
Modern Location
 
Rome
 
Dedication
 
Cesarius
 
Date Founded
 
806
 
Date Terminated
 
855 or earlier (but later restored)
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Details uncertain, but name indicates that it may have been originally founded by nuns from Corsica. Restored by Pope Leo IV (847-855) as S. Simmetrio e S. Cesario Corsarum.

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Pope Leo III

 
Early Documents
 

806: Papal letter (Leo III)

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
806
 
Date Finished
 
855
 
Length
 
476