S. Maria della Massima
Community ID
 
420
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Ambrogio della Massima / S. Maria in Formosa / S. Antonio della Massima / S. Stefano di Maria / S. Maria Ambrosii / S. Maria de Maxima / S. Ambrosii de Maxima / Domus Ambrosii / mon Maximae (1192)
 
Town
 
Rome
 
Diocese
 
Rome
 
Region
 
LZ
 
Medieval Location
 
via S. Ambrosio 3 , near church of S. Ambrosii del Maxima , at portico di Filippo ( Portus Maximae )
 
Modern Location
 
Rome
 
Dedication
 
Virgin Mary / Ambrose / Anthony / Stephen
 
Date Founded
 
400 (circa -- traditional date)
 
Date Terminated
 
1810 (later restored)
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine (as of 1000 -- any earlier orders uncertain)
 
Congregation
 
Santuccie (after c. 1460)
 
Foundation Information
 

Traditionally founded by S. Marcellina, sister of S. Ambrose, in her father's house

 
Early Documents
 

[1] 806: Papal letter (Leo III); [2] 1192

 
Secondary Sources
 

Lodolini (primary/secondary?)

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Alternate names of Formosa, Antonio, and Stefono come from Lodolini

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
400
 
Date Finished
 
1810
 
Length
 
738