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Bartolf of Nangis
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[Bartolfus peregrinus]

fl. shortly before 1109. France. Author of the Gesta Franco­rum Iherusalemexpugnatium, covering the years 1095-1106. Bartolf is one of the least famous and hence most neglected chroniclers of the first crusade, probably because his Gesta Francorum draws so heavily on Fulcher's Historia Hierosolymitana that it is usually treated as one of its two early adaptations rather than as an intellectually independent work. Still, Bartolf is frequently cited in more extensive accounts of the history of the crusades. He adds ma…

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Kümper, Hiram, “Bartolf of Nangis”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00277>
First published online: 2016

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