S. Pietro di Paliano
Community ID
 
364
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Pietri
 
Town
 
Palestrina
 
Diocese
 
Palestrina
 
Region
 
Lazio
 
Modern Location
 
near present communal cemetery of Cappuchin church, in the Frosinone parish; later (earlier?) location in Paliano
 
Corporate Status
 
Abbey
 
Dedication
 
Peter
 
Date Founded
 
1230-40
 
Date Terminated
 
1300 (became a male monastery)
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Cardinal Giacomo di Pecoraria, a Cistercian and bishop of the town (it was a notable female Cistercian community until it was transferred to a male monastery in 1300.)

 
Dependency Of
 

Male monastery of Casamari (after 1340, when S. Pietro had already become a male monastery)

 
Visitations
 

Abbot of Casamari makes annual visitation, October 1, 1253

 
Patrons/Benefactors
 

Cardinal Giacomo di Pecoraria; Stefano Conti (legacy); Pope Innocent IV granted the community has pasturage , wood & stone w/some cutting rights inside Paliano & Serrone on September 13, 1253

 
Early Documents
 

[1] August 27, 1243: Pope granted the nuns the income from the parish church (S. Peter) [? See administrative notes]; [2] September 13, 1243: Pope Innocent IV confirms community property

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

incorporation document : very important for female communities in the province during the 14th century

 
Admin. Notes
 

Original unexpanded text of "Early Documents" #1: "P : church Saint P none par church"

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1230
 
Date Finished
 
1300
 
Length
 
853