Marienberg
Community ID
 
2465
 
Town
 
Boppard am Rhein
 
Diocese
 
Trier
 
Modern Location
 
Boppard am Rhein; in the district of the city of Goar
 
Dedication
 
Blessed Virgin Mary; S.Eucharius
 
Date Founded
 
1121
 
Date Terminated
 
1802
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

More information about the foundation of this community of Benedictine nuns is necessary.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz contains a manuscript of Rudolf von Ems, Barlaam and Josaphat, circa 1478, which belonged to the convent, # Germ. 4o1147 as well as a parable of the brothers H. by Bernard of Clairvaux, from the twelfth century, belonging to the convent, #Theol. lat. 2o284 (815). The University Library in Göttingen retains a psalter, dating from the fifteenth century, which belonged to Ewald and Elsbeth von Bacharach, #Theol. 4o215. Additional works from the convent are held in the Landeshauptarchiv in Koblenz, #13 Hss., written circa fifteenth-sixteenth century, Ausfeld, 118 and in the official library in Leningrad, #Lat. Q. v. I. 212, a copy of
Bonaventura from the fifteenth century. The city library in Trier also preserves the Necrology and Statutes of the community, #355/123 and 1258/1819 respectively as well as another document from the community, #64/66.
Statute of the Monastery of Marienberg-Lez-Boppard

 
Secondary Sources
  
Manuscripts Produced
 

Remaining works from the convent's library include a manuscript of Rudolf von Ems, Barlaam and Josaphat, circa 1478, as well as a parable of the brothers H. by Bernard of Clairvaux, from the twelfth century. The University Library in Göttingen retains a psalter, dating from the fifteenth century, which belonged to Ewald and Elsbeth von Bacharach, who had ties to the community (?). Additional works from the convent are held in the Landeshauptarchiv in Koblenz, and in the official library in Leningrad, a copy of Bonaventura from the fifteenth century. The city library in Trier also preserves the Necrology and Statutes of the community as well as another document from the community. (see manuscript sources)

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Further research is necessary

 
Date Started
 
1121
 
Date Finished
 
1802
 
Length
 
1193