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

Gallery:  None

Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest


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.