Rapperswiler Chronik
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[Klingenberger Chronik]

ca 1450. Switzerland. Town and world chronicle. This High German prose text, which was falsely ascribed to the noble Klingenberg family of Thurgau, and therefore has frequently been called the Klingenberger Chronik, consists of two parts, each with its own quite different character. The first section, from antiquity to 1442, is mainly a compilation of existing texts, combining two different redactions (A and D) of the Chronik der Stadt Zürich with a Konstanz version of the world-chronicle of Jakob Twinger von Königshofen and, for the times of the Counci…

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Viehhauser, Gabriel, “Rapperswiler Chronik”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 19 July 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00534>
First published online: 2016

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