S. Scolastica
Community ID
 
743
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Scholasticae
 
Town
 
Bari
 
Diocese
 
Bari
 
Region
 
Apulia
 
Medieval Location
 
in Poggiofranco (periphery of Bari) on Camillo Rosalba Street
 
Corporate Status
 
monastery
 
Date Founded
 
800-899 (according to some histories)
 
Date Terminated
 
1866 -- suppressed by the Italian government
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Pipino di Francia

 
Notable Heads
 

Agnetis

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

Rosa de Tauris, once abbess of S. Nicola Vergini, transferred to this community between 1503-05 when S. Nicola closed.

 
Incorporated Communities
 

in all likelyhood the first nuns came from the monastery S. Trinità; in the 14th century, S. Andrea may have passed into the possession of S. Scolastica.

 
Early Documents
 

in which "Landolfo, catapano di Bari, donava la quarta parte di una casa 'in sancto monasterio beate Scolastice', nelle mani 'Domine Agnetis abbatisse'. (1102)

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

recent archeological digs have uncovered numerous structures of the old monastery

 
Secondary Sources
  
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
800
 
Date Finished
 
1866
 
Length
 
617