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Ulmer Chronik
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15th century. Germany. Anonymous German-language town chronicle. Pfeiffer has suggested the author may have been the Ulm painter Hans Haller, also known as Hans Moser. The chronicle covers the years 1311-1474, though with many chronological irregularities and duplications of content, which reveal the use of a variety of now lost sources. The chronological report is also interrupted by an extended narrative insert on the siege of the city by Charles IV in 1377, and the cunning of the Ulm citizens who fr…

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Sasse, Barbara, “Ulmer Chronik”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 19 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_000332>
First published online: 2016

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