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
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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.