S. Tommaso
Community ID
 
2685
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Tommaso di Valdiponte
 
Town
 
Perugia
 
Diocese
 
Perugia
 
Medieval Location
 
In the district of Porta di Sole
 
Date Founded
 
1235
 
Religious Order
 
Dominican
 
Foundation Information
 

Founded with the consent of Pope Gregory IX.

 
Incorporated Communities
 

S. Giorgio in 1369.

 
Other Ecclesiastical Relations
 

At the order of Bishop Iooplito della Corgna, the nuns of S. Paolo came to reform S. Tommasso. S. Tommaso adopted the Dominican rule as a part of the reforms.

 
Relative Wealth
 

By 1535 it was one of the richest monasteries of Perugia.

 
Early Documents
 

1274: Bishop asks for alms to buy a location for the poor women of S. Tommaso; another document from the same year requests that the community return the castle of Collicello to the commune of Perugia.

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1235
 
Length
 
794