Annales S. Blasii et Engelbergenses
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12th century. Germany/Switzerland. A set of Latin Easter annals begun at the Benedictine monastery of St. Blasien in the Black Forest, and later continued in Engelberg, Canton of Obwalden. The entries begin with a note on the death of St. Ambrosius in 398 and run to 1189, with a continuation to 1489 and a single additional entry for 1546. Pertz takes the view that the text was written in St. Blasien until 1143, but Güterbock and others argue that it was not until 1175 that the work was transferred to Engelberg. Despite several suggestions regarding authorship, it is no…

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Serif, Ina, “Annales S. Blasii et Engelbergenses”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 25 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001467>
First published online: 2016



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