Buchau
Community ID
 
2468
 
Town
 
Buchau am Federsee
 
Diocese
 
Constance
 
Modern Location
 
in the region of Saulgau
 
Dedication
 
S. Cornelius; S. Cyprian
 
Date Founded
 
800-899 (9th century)
 
Date Terminated
 
1802
 
Religious Order
 
unknown
 
Foundation Information
 

Further foundation information is necessary for this noble female community.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Several literary works from this female community still exist. The convent library in Beuron contains a fragment of a Bible from the ninth century, # Fragm. 1a. The Archiv der Kirchenpflege in Biberach possessses another fragment of a Bible from the ninth century, #Lit. 441. The Landesmuseum in Bregenz possesses and Antiphonal from the fifteenth century, sine numero. The State and University Library in Hamburg contains a copy of Isodore's Etymologies from the fifteenth century from this house, #Philos. 2o236. Another fragment of a Bible from the community may be found in the F├╝rstilicher Thurn-und Taxis'sche Hofbibliothek in Regensburg, dating from the ninth century, sine numero. The Landesbibliothek in Stuttgart possesses a copy of Jac. de Voragine's Sermons circa 1410/12, #HB.I. 189 as well as a copy of In Cant. cant. by Bernard of Clairveaux, #Theol. et phil. 2o60.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Manuscripts Produced
 

Several works believed to belong to this female community are still extant, including several fragments of Bibles, dating from the ninth century. An Antiphonal from the fifteenth century as well as copies of Isidore's Etymologies as well as Jacque de Voragine's Sermons and Bernard of Clairveaux's In Cant. cant. also belonged to the community's library. (See manuscript sources)

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Further research necessary

 
Date Started
 
800
 
Date Finished
 
1802
 
Length
 
1125