Ulmer Annalen
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15th century. Germany. Two short vernacular lists of notes on the history of Ulm, which together with the Ulmer Chronik are the only remnants of a medieval municipal chronicling tradition in the town; in this, Ulm contrasts sharply with the far denser tradition of town chronicles in other Upper German cities like Augsburg or Nuremberg. However, citations and references in later works, especially in the partly autobiographical chronicle of the cobbler Sebastian Fischer (mid-16th century) suggest that the two works are part of a considerably larger original corpus whic…

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Sasse, Barbara, “Ulmer Annalen”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_000331>
First published online: 2016



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