Annales Engolismenses
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[Annals of Angoulême]

France. 9th-11th century. Anonymous Latin annals that were written in Angoulême, in Aquitaine. The annals cover the period 815-991 and are divided into three sections, the original annals covering the period up to 870 and two separate continuations that cover the periods 886-930 and 940-991. Adémar of Chabannes copied the annals into two of his codices (Paris, BNF, ms. lat. 2400 and ms. lat. 5239) in the early 11th century, in preparation for the composition of his own history in three books. The Annales Engolismenses were also used as a source for the Chronicon Aqui…

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Frassetto, Michael, “Annales Engolismenses”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_191890>
First published online: 2016



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