S. Sisto Vecchio
Community ID
 
453
 
Alternate Names
 
SS Simmetrio e Cesario / S. Sixti
 
Town
 
Rome
 
Diocese
 
Rome
 
Region
 
LZ
 
Medieval Location
 
inside town, near the church of S. Sisto, on the site of two older female communities: S. Cesario "Corsarum" and S. Simmetrio e S. Cesario Corsarum.
 
Modern Location
 
Rome
 
Dedication
 
Sixtus
 
Date Founded
 
1219
 
Date Terminated
 
1443 or later
 
Religious Order
 
Dominican
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded by Pope Honorius III with nuns from S. Maria Tempoli and S. Bibiana all'Orso Pileato.

 
Early Documents
 

[1] December 17, 1219: Papal bull of foundation; [2] April 25, 1221: Papal bull incorporating the community into the Dominican order.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1219
 
Date Finished
 
1443
 
Length
 
406