Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle

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The Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle brings together the latest research in chronicle studies from a variety of disciplines and scholarly traditions. Chronicles are the history books written and read in educated circles throughout Europe and the Middle East in the Middle Ages. For the modern reader, they are important as sources for the history they tell, but equally they open windows on the preoccupations and self-perceptions of those who tell it. Interest in chronicles has grown steadily in recent decades, and the foundation of a Medieval Chronicle Society in 1999 is indicative of this. Indeed, in many ways the Encyclopedia has been inspired by the emergence of this Society as a focus of the interdisciplinary chronicle community.

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Czacheritz, Michael

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Author(s): Mrozowicz, Wojciech
ca 1420-89. Silesia, Bohemia. Regular canon of St. Augustine in Vienna and Kłodzko (Glatz). Provost of the monastery in Kłodzko from 1456. He was the main author of the Cronica monasterii canonicorum regularium in Glacz, a Latin prose monastic chronicle. The part composed by Czacheritz (ca 85% of the text) depicts the history of the monastery and of the Augustinian canons in Kłodzko from its foundation in 1349 up to 1489. Czacheritz' chronicle was continued to 1491 probably by the next provost, Georg Beyer, and to 1524 in an ann…
Date: 2016-10-17