S. Maria Maddalena
Community ID
 
753
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Mariae Magdalenae
 
Town
 
Castellaneta
 
Diocese
 
Castellaneta
 
Region
 
Apulia
 
Medieval Location
 
in the historic center which is no longer identifiable
 
Corporate Status
 
monastery
 
Date Founded
 
1283
 
Date Terminated
 
1370-1400 (circa). See document note for S. Croce which indicates that the nuns of this community were excommunicated in 1324.
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Established by the last will and testament of the magistrate Nicolaus. The first nuns probably came from the monastery of S. Lucia in Matera

 
Notable Heads
 

first abbadess was Costanza (1283-1286)

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

the community always remained small and it did not last for a long time.

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1283
 
Date Finished
 
1370
 
Length
 
528