Summary Page: Former House

Name: Kalavryta

Circary at the Time: Graecia et Hierosolymitana (Greece and the Kingdom of Jerusalem)

Years of Activity: 1218 - 1463

Gallery: (none)

Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest

Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 403)

Approximate modern location: 73 km. southeast of Patras, Achaia, Greece.

Elm-Number [See below]: None.*

Other Comments:  Abbey founded by Godfried II of Villehardouin, Toparch of Patras.  This abbey was maintained until the 13th century under O.Praem. Rule, and until 1463 by the Cistercians, when the Turks expelled them.

* 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.