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Chronica minora
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The Middle Greek counterparts of the chronica minora of late antiquity offer hardly any possibility of distinguishing between an original breviarium, a summary of a more substantial historical work (epitomḗ) and a short chronicle (e.g. [1]). No  annals in the strict sense of the word have come down to us from the Greek world. From the late Byzantine and post-Byzantine periods in particular, however, we have sequences of concise, precisely dated entries, the so-called Byzantine short chronicles. They contain informati…

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Makris, Georgios (Bochum), “Chronica minora”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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