S. Simmetrio e S. Cesario Corsarum
Community ID
 
414
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Maria "Corsarum" / S. Demetrio / S. Cesario / SS Simetrii et Caesarii
 
Town
 
Rome
 
Diocese
 
Rome
 
Region
 
LZ
 
Medieval Location
 
inside town, crossing Via Appia and via Latina, on the site of the older community of S. Cesario "Corsarum" and later S. Sisto Vecchio.
 
Modern Location
 
Rome
 
Dedication
 
Simmetrius / Cesarius / Virgin Mary
 
Date Founded
 
855 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1219 or earlier (later restored)
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine (possible earlier order uncertain)
 
Foundation Information
 

Pope Leo IV (r. 847-55) unites the antique male monastery of S. Semetrii with the antique female community of S. Cesario "Corsarum".

 
Early Documents
 

Papal letter: 855 or earlier

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
855
 
Date Finished
 
1219
 
Length
 
509