Maur is a municipality inside the district of Ulster in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland. The name Muur is said Swiss German "Muur". Over 4000 years vintage pile dwellings at the Greifensee are the oldest evidence of human existence inside the community. Grave mounds within the woods north of Maur show that the place became also inhabited during the Hallstatt duration. In Roman times there was a manor in Maur, from whose remains the call of the network derives. Under the church lines of Roman walls had been determined. The first church was built round seven-hundred. Several tombs were additionally determined from this era: a cemetery close to Aesch and numerous tombs under the existing church.
At that point Maur become a Kongishof, a neighborhood administrative and management middle that belonged to the primary courtyard in Zurich. Maur turned into first stated in writing inside the 2nd half of the 9th century within the tremendous Rotulus of the Grossmünster in Zurich, which listed his taxable possessions at the start of the ninth century. Founding of the Fraumunster Abbey in Zurich with the aid of Ludwig the Piousthe courtroom received a new landlord at Maur at 830, which soon led to quarrels. As recorded in the extraordinary Rotulus, it changed into showed in an award of the bishop of Konstanz from the year 946 that the court to Maur, Ebmatingen and Binz might ought to pay their contributions to the Grossmunster.