Geisenfeld
Community ID
 
2509
 
Alternate Names
 
Geisenfeld on the Ilm
 
Town
 
Geisenfeld
 
Diocese
 
Regensburg
 
Date Founded
 
1037
 
Date Terminated
 
1803
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

This community was originally established for Benedictine monks in 821. It lasted as such until sometime during the tenth century. In 1037 the community was (re?)-founded as a community of Benedictine nuns. This Benedictine convent was founded by Count Eberhard of Ebersberg.

 
Architecture & Archaeology
 

The cloister church became a parish church.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The Staatsbibliothek in Munich contains a manuscript from this community, #Clm 1024; 7351-7355.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Admin. Notes
 

Further research is necessary.[1]Hist. Staetten, 215.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1037
 
Date Finished
 
1803
 
Length
 
520