S. Lorenzo
Community ID
 
2908
 
Diocese
 
Bologna
 
Region
 
Emilia-Romagna
 
Medieval Location
 
Via Castiglione (city)
 
Date Terminated
 
1799
 
Religious Order
 
Augustinian
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

The earliest mention of this community appears in 1259.

 
Incorporated Communities
 

In 1431 nuns from S. Maria delle Vergini transferred into S. Lorenzo, and the nuns who had been there transferred to the Cistercian house of S. Maria del Cestello. In 1473 S. Maria del Cestello unified into S. Lorenzo. The unified house remains Augustinian and the Cistercian nuns transfer to a Cistercian house, S. Orsolina.

 
Secondary Sources
 

Much of this information is summarized from I monasteri femminili à Bologna tra il XIII e il XVII secolo.

 
Contributors
 
Sherri Johnson