Pilis Abbey

Pilis Abbey (Hungarian: pilisi apátság) was a Cistercian monastery in the Pilis Hills in the Kingdom of Hungary.[1] Monks who came from the Acey Abbey upon Béla III of Hungary's initiation founded it in 1184.[2][3] It was dedicated to Virgin Mary.[1]



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