Annales Casinates
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c. 914-1042. Italy. The Annales Casinates, from the Benedictine abbey of Monte Cassino, consist of fourteen notices written by an unknown chronicler in the margins of a parchment containing Bede's Easter Cycle from the 10th-11th century. The short entries are disconnected and heterogenous in terms of content, and contain many interruptions, but they do provide useful information. Some entries refer to natural phenomena such as signs in the sky (934), a lunar eclipse (1042), and an earthquake (1005). Two entries mention solar ecl…

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Wozniak, Thomas, “Annales Casinates”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 20 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_000792>
First published online: 2016



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