Annales Sancti Amandi
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8th-9th century. France. Carolingian annals from the Benedictine abbey at Saint-Amand-les-Eaux (Département Nord). These Latin annals appear to be the work of three authors, who cover the years 687-770, 771-91 and 792-810 respectively. They have text in common with the Annales Tiliani, Annales Laubacenses and Annales Petaviani, all of which are similarly brief annales minores. They appeared in a now lost manuscript of Bede's De ratione temporum.

Two minor annalistic compositions from the same abbey are the Annales Sancti Amandi breves, marginal notes in an Easter table from…

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Dunphy, Graeme, “Annales Sancti Amandi”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 21 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001243>
First published online: 2016



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