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Chronicles
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I. Byzantine Chronicles – II. Eastern Christian Chronicles – III. Russian Chronicles – IV. Western Chronicles

I. Byzantine Chronicles

Recent scholarship rightly sees world histories and contemporary historical works as a literary unity. In conformity with the terminology used here, in this article “chronicles” encompasses only world histories and annals.

The Byzantine world produced far fewer kinds of chronicl…

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Schreiner, Peter, Kaufhold, Hubert, Müller, Ludolf and Sprandel, Rolf, “Chronicles”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_03036>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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