S. Filippo e S Giacomo
Community ID
 
186
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Jacobi e S. Filippi / Jacopi / Giaconi / e S. Ponziani (After 908)
 
Town
 
Lucca
 
Region
 
Tuscany
 
Medieval Location
 
Placule, accross from the west walls town, at the gate of S. Pietro, on the road to Pisa, near the church of the hospital S. Vitale, S. Ponziano
 
Modern Location
 
Placule
 
Corporate Status
 
Hospital
 
Dedication
 
Saint Philip / Saint James
 
Date Founded
 
790
 
Date Terminated
 
990 or earlier
 
Foundation Information
 

Founde by deacon (later bishop) Jacopo, who made the donation as a pilgrim's act of charity

 
Priveleges & Papal Exemptions
 

sought after (see "Early Documents," below)

 
Dependent Communities
 

S. Sabinus (See S. Savino); S. Lorenzo (See S. Lorenzo e S. Valentino), both by order of the Bishop of Lucca (See "Early Documents," below).

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

founder (later restored Willa as a male monastery, under the protection of Otto III)

 
Assets/Property
 

land both within and outside of Lucca, donated by the founder; hospital of S. Vitale was also restored by the founder

 
Charitable/Work
 

hospital of S. Vitale: fed and bathed 12 poor per week

 
Early Documents
 

[1] 790: foundation charter; [2] 806: exchange dependency with the bishop of Lucca

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
790
 
Date Finished
 
990
 
Length
 
705