Güntersthal
Community ID
 
2531
 
Alternate Names
 
Günterstal; Vallis Guntheri
 
Town
 
Freiburg in Breisgau
 
Diocese
 
Constance
 
Dedication
 
Blessed Virgin Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1224 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1806
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine; later Cistercian
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

This community was founded circa 1224 as a Benedictine convent; it later adopted Cistercian customs.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The University library in Freiburg in Breisgau contains a manuscript of Bonaventura (15th c.), #617. The Staatsbibliothek in Munich also contains a manuscript from the convent, #Clm 5538. The Stiftsbibliothek of St. Gall contains several manuscripts from the community, #1140, 1141, 1142, 1156, 1343, 1344, and 1345, all dating from the fifteenth century. The Landesbibliothek in Karlsruhe contains the following manuscripts from the community: #Gunt. 1, Responsorial (c. 1290); #Gunt. 2-3, Processionals, (16th c.); #Gunt. 4, Hymnar. (14th c.); #Gunt. 5, Breviary, (15th c.); #Gunt. 6, Hymnar., (14-15th c.); #Gunt. 7, Diurnal (15th c.); #Gunt. 8, Psalter (15th c.); #Gunt. 9, Diurnal (c. 1260/80); #Gunt. 10, Processional (15th c.); #Gunt. 11-12, Collect. histo. (15-16th c.); #Gunt. 13, Psalter (15th c.); #Gunt. 14, "von dem inwendigen Lyden Jesu Christi" (16th c.); #Gunt.15, Benedictine Rule (Latin & German) (c. 1526); #Gunt. 16-17, Processionals (15-17th c.); #Gunt. 18, Homil. off. (9th c.); #St. Peter pap. 1 and 16, Miscellanies (15th c.); #St. Peter Pap. 27, Jacques de Voragine, Legg. (15th c.), owned by Christiana Marschelkin, Maria Sterin; #St. Peter Pap. 29, Alanus de Insulis (c. 1490); #St. Peter Pap. 35, Miscellany (15th c.).

 
Manuscripts Produced
 

(see Manuscript sources)

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1224
 
Date Finished
 
1806
 
Length
 
1517