Frauensee
Community ID
 
2500
 
Alternate Names
 
Monasterium in lacu; S. Maria im See; S. Maria bei Eisenach
 
Town
 
near Eisenach
 
Diocese
 
Mainz
 
Dedication
 
Blessed Virgin Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1202 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1540
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine (1202-1266); Cistercian (1266-1316); Benedictine (1316-1540)
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

This community was first established circa 1202 as a Benedictine convent. Circa 1266 the community assumed the practices of the Cistercian order, which it observed until circa 1316. From 1316 to 1540 the community reverted to the practices of the Benedictine order.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The Staatsarchiv in Marburg preserves a fragment of patristic writings from the ninth century, which belonged to this community, #Hr 2, 6.

 
Published Primary Sources
  
Secondary Sources
  
Manuscripts Produced
 

The only surviving manuscript from the community's library is a ninth-century fragment of patristic writing.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Further research is necessary.

 
Date Started
 
1202
 
Date Finished
 
1540
 
Length
 
670