S. Donato a Torri in Polverosa
Community ID
 
268
 
Alternate Names
 
Saint Donato in Polverosa
 
Town
 
Florence
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
Torri inside Polverosa , suburbs of Florence
 
Modern Location
 
Polverosa
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Dedication
 
Saint Donatus
 
Date Founded
 
1251
 
Date Terminated
 
1809
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian, then Cistercian (second half of 14th century)
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by a group of nuns from S. Casciano a Decimo (Augustinian)

 
Dependent Communities
 

S. Maria Maddelena di Convertite (S. Maria Maddelena delle Convertite) in 1322, but cost too much money, so they had to give it up.

 
Assets/Property
 

Sacked by Luccan troops in 1325; Occupied by imperial troops in 1529

 
Art & Artifacts
 

Masaccio mural in the refectory, from after 1529

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1251
 
Date Finished
 
1809
 
Length
 
381