In 1858, German Princess Katharina von Hohenzollern entered the strict Franciscan convent of Sant’Ambrogio della Massima. Instead of finding the solitude and peace she was looking for, she stumbled across a sex scandal of ecclesiastical proportions filled with poison, murder, and lesbian initiation rites. Based on Hubert Wolf’s vividly reconstructed telling of the scandal, we’ve created a short quiz where you can try your hand and unravel the secrets of the Sant’Ambrogio convent.[slickquiz id=72]
Interested in finding out more about the Nuns of Sant’Ambrogio? Check out the author’s previous post about re-telling this scandalous story in the twenty-first century.
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