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Name: Imbramowice, Ss. Peter and Paul
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 340)
Elm Number: 373*
Northwest of Krakow, on the way to the city of Olkusz.
The abbey was founded in 1226, and around 1660 was submitted to the jurisdiction of the local diocesan bishop.
The following comments were generously supplied by Dr. Joanna Szczesna, of the Catholic University of Lublin. We thank her for this wonderful contribution to our website:
Dlubmia is the original name for Imbramowice, and refers to the river running near by it. The name Imbramowice itself, derives from the founder of the convent - Imbram.
For more general comments about the founding of Norbertine houses in Poland, click here.
* This listing (and the numbers, with a few adjustments after 1995) is based on the map contained in Kaspar Elm's Norbert von Xanten: Adliger, Ordensstifter, Kirchenfürst, Wienand Verlag, Köln, 1984, page 328-329.