Summary Page: Former House

Name: St. Habakuk

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

Years of Activity: 1137-1187

Gallery: (none)

Map:  Click Here (Source:  © MapQuest

Monasticon Praemonstratense: (I, 404)

Approximate modern location: Palestine, southeast of the city of Jaffa (Joppa), north of the city of Lod (Lydda) and southwest of Arimathea.

Elm-Number [See below]: None.*

Other Comments: The abbey was overrun by moslem forces in 1187 with much loss of life.  Survivors fled north to the city of Acre and the house of Accon was established.

* 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.