Homburg
Community ID
 
2549
 
Alternate Names
 
Homburg bei Langensalza, Homborch, Hoenburg, Hohenburg
 
Diocese
 
Mainz
 
Region
 
Sachsen-Thueringen
 
Dedication
 
Blessed Virgin Mary; S. Mary; S. Christopher; S. Mauritius
 
Date Founded
 
1000-1099
 
Date Terminated
 
1136 (female); 1539 (final dissolution)
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Congregation
 
Corvey/Pegau
 
Foundation Information
 

This community existed as a female Benedictine house until 1136, at which time it ceased to be a female house and became a male house. The male Benedictine house existed until 1539.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The Staatsbibliothek Preussischer Kulturbesitz possesses a manuscript of the "Seelentrost" in German, circa 1447/8, which belonged to this house, E GErm. 2o1293. The Landesbibliothek in Darmstadt preserves a sixteenth-century manuscript from this house, # 4073.

 
Admin. Notes
 

First entry by Marie based on June Mecham data. Added to based on Alison Beach info by Catherine Feeley.-cf.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham, Alison Beach
 
Contributors Notes
 

The extant literary works from this house appear to stem from its existence as a male house. Further research is necessary.

 
Date Finished
 
1136
 
Length
 
721