Who Founded the Pirita Convent? Cover Image

Who Founded the Pirita Convent?
Who Founded the Pirita Convent?

Author(s): Juhan Kreem, Kersti Markus
Subject(s): History
Published by: Eesti Kunstiteadlaste Ühing
Keywords: Middle Ages; social history; Birgittine order; Pirita convent

Summary/Abstract: This article examines the background of people who were involved in founding the Pirita convent. The founding of the convent was a joint undertaking of various groups of people. In addition to Hanseatic merchants, local vassals and the landowner, the Teutonic Order also contributed to it.

  • Issue Year: 16/2007
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 72-74
  • Page Count: 3
  • Language: English