Summary Page: Former House
- Name: Mariatal, B.M.V. et St. Nicolaus,
- Maisenthal, Misuntal, Messental, deformatum ex Maidental, Vallis virginum.
Circary at the Time: Suevia
Years of Activity: 1156 -- 1245
Map: Click Here (Source: © MapQuest http://www.mapquest.com)
Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 74)
Approximate modern location: South of the former abbey Weissenau in Ravensburg, Württemberg, Germany.
Elm-Number [See below]: None*
Other Comments: Parthenon, founded by Ortolfo de Wisemburg, by 1190 it housed 90 sisters. It fell into a sad state due to two serious fires, and was definitely dissolved by 1245. The chapel of Mariatal is now the chapel of the cemetery of Weissenau.
* 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, Kirchenfuerst, Wienand Verlag, Koeln, 1984, page 284-285.