S. Daniel de Galligants, entry portal
ID
 
52
 
Original Country
 
Spain
 
Region
 
Catalonia (Catalunya)
 
Sorting Title
 
S. Daniel de Galligants, entry portal
 
Century
 
12th, 13th, 14th
 
Style Genre
 
Romanesque and Gothic
 
Original Location
 

Gerona (Girona), Spain

 
Historical Context
 

The community was founded by Countess Ermessinda of Barcelona (Widow of Count Ramon Borrell). She purchased an alod where there had once been a small church dedicated to Saint Daniel from her brother Pere (bishop of Gerona) in 1019. She sponsored the rebuilding of the church and the construction of the Benedictine community.

 
Current Repository
 

Gerona (Girona), Spain

 
Photo Credit
 
Marie Kelleher
 
Image of S. Daniel de Galligants, entry portal.