S. Sebastiano in Catacumbas
Community ID
 
437
 
Alternate Names
 
SS Fabiano e S. Sebastiano / Mon in Catabumbas / S. Sebastiani (after 858)
 
Town
 
Rome
 
Diocese
 
Rome
 
Region
 
LZ
 
Medieval Location
 
inside town, near catacomb of S. Sebastian on Via Appia Antica
 
Modern Location
 
Rome
 
Dedication
 
Sebastian / Fabianus
 
Date Founded
 
440 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
858 -- properties to male community
 
Foundation Information
 

Originally founded by Pope Sixtus III (r. 432-440), abandonned during the Saracen invasions. Refounded by Pope Nicholas I (r. 858-67) as a male monastery

 
Early Documents
 

[1] 432-40: Papal letter of Sixtus III; [2] before 800: epitaph of Abbess

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

Was this a female community? (needs verification)

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
440
 
Date Finished
 
858
 
Length
 
533