Annals of St. Gallen
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Switzerland. 9th-11th centuries. At least seven distinct sets of minor Latin annals are transmitted in manuscripts associated with with the Benedictine monastery of St. Gallen in the diocese of Konstanz.

The Annales Sangallenses maiores are annals for the years 709-1056, the earlier parts of which are based on the Annales Alamannici. From 918 they have an independent account. They are found in St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, 915, pp. 196-236. Editio princeps Goldast, Scriptores Alamannicarum rerum, 1 (1606)

The Annales Sangallenses Baluzii, so-called because it was first pri…

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Dunphy, Graeme, “Annals of St. Gallen”, 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_001319>
First published online: 2016



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