S. Maria Annunziata
Community ID
 
784
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Beatae Mariae Virginis Annuntiatae; S. Benedetto; S. Benedicti
 
Town
 
Manfredonia
 
Diocese
 
Manfredonia
 
Region
 
Apulia
 
Medieval Location
 
in the historic center
 
Corporate Status
 
monastery
 
Dedication
 
S. Benedict
 
Date Founded
 
1474 or earlier
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Rule
 
Celestine
 
Population Counts
 

over 70 in 1620

 
Early Documents
 

1474: Bull of Pope Sixtus IV

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

Today a hospital; restorations and tranformations were completed on some of the buildings including the church in the 18th century

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

In 1620 the city was sacked by Turks and the nuns were forced to flee to Troia; they returned to Manfredonia in 1624.

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1474
 
Length
 
486