Chronicon S. Stephani Lemovicensis
(220 words)

13th century. France. An annalistic history of the south of France and other matters related to Aquitaine and particularly the Limousin, covering the years 830–1271, composed in or at least related to the cathedral of St. Stephen in Limoges.

It appears to be entirely derivative, much of it taken verbatim from the chronicle tradition of Limoges: the Chronicon Aquitanicum for the earliest records, the chronicle of Geoffrey of Vigeois up to the 12th century, and the so-called Chronicon S. Martialis Lemovicensis for the rest. The chronicle is known only from fragments published by Philippe …

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Damian-Grint, Peter, “Chronicon S. Stephani Lemovicensis”, 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_001090>
First published online: 2016



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