Predigerkloster was the place of work of the most important German mystic, Meister Eckhart, who probably was admitted to the convent in 1274 as a novice at the age of 14, later became prior of the Erfurter Monastery and 1303-1311 Provincial with Erfurt office of the Order Province of Saxonia.
March 13, 2017
Meister Eckhart has almost certainly become a Dominican in the preacher monastery of Erfurt and was introduced to the religious life. He served here from 1294 to 1298 as head of the monastery (Prior) and from 1294 to 1302 as vicar of the Provincial for Thuringia. From 1303 to 1311, he served from here the office of a provincial superior for the newly founded province of Saxonia. Source: meister-eckhart-erfurt.de/predigerkloster
February 5, 2019
The preacher church St. Johannes Ev. is a Dominican church from the 13th / 14th centuries. Century. Its architecture impresses with its clarity and simplicity. The early Gothic style of the mendicant monks has remained unbroken in the transeptless basilica with the inner long choir.A special feature of the church is the double separation between the high choir and the main nave. The rood screen dates from the middle of the 15th century and, behind it, the old choir screens from around 1275.
October 19, 2020
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