Summary Page:  Former House

Name: Altenberg an der Lahn, B.M.V and Saints Nicholas and Michael

Circary at the Time: Westfalia

Years of Activity: 1179 - 1802

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Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest


Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 148)

Approximate modern location: In Solms-Oberbiel, west of Wetzlar in Hessen, on the north bank of the River Lahn.   

Elm-Number [See below]: None.

Other Comments: A prominent Parthenon.  The third Superior here was Blessed Gertrude, daughter of Saint Elizabeth, who now rests at this location.    

* 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.