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Annales Hildesheimenses
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10th-12th century. Germany. Anonymus Latin prose annals by several Hildesheim authors, some of whom were clerics of St. Michael. One author may have been the cathedral’s decanus monasteriiThangmar, presumed biographer of St. Bernward. Beginning with the creation of the world and extending to the year 1137, they are one of the important German sources for the period. The annals up to the year 814 are adaptations of Isidore of Seville, the Chronicon Laurissense Breve and others, and the account of the  9th-10th century derives from the lost Annales Hildesheimenses maiores, which in tu…

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Schauerte, Thomas, “Annales Hildesheimenses”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00135>
First published online: 2016



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