Eberhard of Rohrdorf

(d. 1245)

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(d. 1245) Abbot of Salem (1191–1240); developed the cultural, economic, and political status of his monastery.

He sided with the empire against the papacy, also securing rights for Cistercian nuns. Salem became a major centre of liturgical literature and mysticism.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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