Himmelskron
Community ID
 
2544
 
Alternate Names
 
Maria Himmelskron; Celic(o)rona
 
Town
 
Hochheim
 
Diocese
 
Worms
 
Medieval Location
 
Hochheim
 
Modern Location
 
a suburb of Worms
 
Date Founded
 
1430 or earlier
 
Religious Order
 
Dominican
 
Rule
 
Augustinian
 
Foundation Information
 

Further information about the foundation of this house of Dominican nuns is needed.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

Manuscripts from this community are held in the Stadtbibliothek in Mainz. The works belonging to this house are: two manuscripts of Humb. de Romanis "In reg. s. Augustini," (circa 1444/50), #II, 122 and #II, 129; a manuscript of "Distinct. praedicab. (c. 1450), #II, 123; a manuscript of the Dialogues of Gregory M. (15th c.), #II, 110; and a manuscript of John. de Mt. Calerio (c. 1467), #II, 107. A Viator, Quadragesimal (c. 1430), #II, 106 may have belonged to this house as well as a fifteenth-century manuscript of a sermon, #II, 102.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Manuscripts Produced
 

Some idea of the library owned by the nuns of this community is evident from the surviving literary manuscripts. (see manuscript sources)

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Further research on this community is necessary.

 
Date Started
 
1430
 
Length
 
812