History of St. Nicholas Church and Benedictine Monastery in Kaunas (Survived, k.k.v.r. 823) (0)
Address: Kauno m. sav., Kauno m., Benediktinių g. 6, 8,10
Architecture type: Professional
Styles: Gothic
Ethnical region: Nenurodyta
Region: Kaunas
Epochs: Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Tzarist
Architecture categories: Architecture, Complex object, Monastery
Materials: Masonry (brick)
Images: 7
Publications: 0
Consist of 3 object(s)
Tags: Kaunas Old Town architecture, St. Nicholas Church and Benedictine Monastery in Kaunas
: Kaunas old town, St. Nicholas Church and Benedictine Monastery in Kaunas

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Archaeological research of Kaunas St. Nicholas Church and Benedictine Convent (Survived, k.k.v.r. 823) (0)
Address: Kauno m. sav., Kauno m., Benediktinių g. 6, 8,10
In the privilege of King Casimir Jagiellon of 1463, the boundary of the town ran at the bottom of Antakalnis hill. The territory stretching up the hill belonged to St. Nicholas Church and in 1624 a Benedictine convent was established next to the church. Documents from the 16-17th centuries mention the...
Architecture type: Professional
Ethnical region: Nenurodyta
Region: Kaunas
Architecture categories: Monastery
Images: 0
Publications: 0
Consist of 0 object(s)
The first mentioning of Kaunas St. Nicholas Church in historical sources (k.k.v.r. 823) (0)
Address: Kauno m. sav., Kauno m., Benediktinių g. 6, 8,10
The historical beginning of Kaunas St. Nicholas church is rather obscure. No funding privilege survived, and neither the founder nor the date of the foundation, are known. There is a surviving copy of the cardinals’ letter from Rome (but not the Papal Bull of Pope Alexander VI) in Polish awarding St...
Architecture type: Professional
Ethnical region: Nenurodyta
Region: Kaunas
Architecture categories: Monastery
Images: 0
Publications: 0
Consist of 0 object(s)
The date of the foundation of Kaunas Benedictine convent (k.k.v.r. 823) (0)
Address: Kauno m. sav., Kauno m., Benediktinių g. 6, 8,10
The historiography states without doubt that Kaunas Benedictine convent at St. Nicholas’ church was funded by Andriejus Skorulskis, Kaunas county marshal and Skaruliai estate owner, though it is not clear when. The newest historical data allows the presumption that Kaunas Benedictine convent was officially...
Architecture type: Professional
Ethnical region: Nenurodyta
Region: Kaunas
Epochs: Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Architecture categories: Architecture, Complex object, Monastery
Images: 0
Publications: 0
Consist of 0 object(s)