Mariengarten
Community ID
 
2527
 
Alternate Names
 
hortus beatae mariae virginis
 
Town
 
G├Âttingen
 
Diocese
 
Mainz
 
Dedication
 
Mary (needs verification)
 
Date Founded
 
1245
 
Date Terminated
 
1543 (circa)
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

This community of Cistercian nuns was founded in 1245.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The Landesbibliothek in Hannover preserves a Liber cop. (16th c.), written by Joh. Yseken, #XXIII 765a and a memorial book, also written by Joh. Yseken (16th c.), #XXIII 766. The Herzog-August-Bibliothek in Wolfenb├╝ttel preserves three Antiphonals from the community, dating from the 12-15th centuries, #308-310.

 
Secondary Sources
  
Manuscripts Produced
 

A memorial book and three antiphonals as well as a Liber cop. comprise all the extant literary works from this community.

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Contributors Notes
 

Further research is necessary.

 
Date Started
 
1245
 
Date Finished
 
1543
 
Length
 
538