Marienstuhl
Community ID
 
2478
 
Alternate Names
 
Egeln; Sedes S. Mariae
 
Town
 
Staßfurt
 
Diocese
 
Halberstadt
 
Medieval Location
 
near Halberstadt
 
Modern Location
 
Staßfurt
 
Dedication
 
Blessed Virgin Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1259
 
Date Terminated
 
1809
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Further information about the foundation of this community of Cistercian nuns is needed.

 
Manuscript Sources
 

The Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz in Berlin contians a work by Otto von Passau (fifteenth century) from the convent, #Germ. 2o847, as well as a manuscript of Reflections on the Passion, owned by Anna Grawercz (16th c.), #Germ. 4o835. The Landesbibliothek in Hannover contains a Miscellany, from 1473, #I 84a, a copy of Jacques de Voragine's Golden Legend in Niederdeutsch, circa 1480, written by Joh. Neteler, #I 189a. It also contains the convent's copy of the Cistercian statutes, circa fifteenth century, #I 195a.

 
Manuscripts Produced
 

Remaining works from the convent's library are a work by Otto von Passau, Jacques de Voragine's Golden Legend, a copy of the Cistercian statutes, Reflections on the Passion, and a Miscellany. (see manuscript sources)

 
Admin. Notes
 

Further research is necessary

 
Contributors
 
June Mecham
 
Date Started
 
1259
 
Date Finished
 
1809
 
Length
 
766