Summary Page: Former House
Name: Katzis, Caz, Cazis, Chazes, Cazia, Cazium, Chazzes, Cazias (Romanice: Cazas), SS. Petrus et Paulus
Circary at the Time: Suevia
Years of Activity: 690, 1156 - 1565
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (I, 73)
Approximate modern location: In Grisonia, Switzerland, close to the Rhine, in a valley called Domleschg.
Elm-Number [See below]: None*
Other Comments: Site of a very old community of canonesses, joined to Chur St. Lucius in 1156 and suppressed in 1565. The location is now a flourishing Dominican House (Kloster Cazis). See Monasticon Praemonstratense (above) for detail.
* This listing (and the numbers, with a few adjustments after 1995) is based on the map contained in Kaspar Elm's Norbert von Xanten: Adliger, Ordensstifter, Kirchenfürst, Wienand Verlag, Köln, 1984, page 328-329.