S. Chiara di Sora
Community ID
 
384
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Clarae
 
Town
 
Sora
 
Diocese
 
Sora
 
Region
 
LZ
 
Medieval Location
 
mid town at antique S. Germano (needs verification)
 
Modern Location
 
Sora
 
Dedication
 
Clare
 
Date Founded
 
1260
 
Date Terminated
 
1915
 
Religious Order
 
Poor Clares, then Cistercian after 1515 (May have also had Benedictine rule at some point)
 
Foundation Information
 

traditionally founded by S. Domenico di Sora with] nuns [far/from] S. Germano and S. Maria e S. Domenico

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Pope Alexander IV (needs verification -- see Document 1, below); Filippo, bishop of Sora

 
Early Documents
 

July 3, 1260: bishop grants foundation privileges, Pope Alexander IV confirms.

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Originally Clares (needs verification): see S. Germano

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1260
 
Date Finished
 
1915
 
Length
 
409