Summary Page: Former House
Name: Ermida do Paiva, B.M.V. and St. Michael
Circary at the Time: Hispania
Years of Activity: saec. 14-16
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Map: Click Here (Source: © MapQuest http://www.mapquest.com)
Monasticon Praemonstratense (III, 258)
Approximate modern location: Beautifully situated above the valley of the river Paiva between Lamego and Viseu, west of Castrodaire, Prov. Beira Alta, Portugal.
Elm-Number [See below]: 234*
This hermitage was founded in the 12th century, and only became surely Premonstratensian later. Today, Ermida do Paiva survives as an active parish church.
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There are books in Portuguese relating to this house. Their authors are: Aarão de Lacerda, Possidónio da Silva, Fernando Teixeira
* 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.