Historia vel Gesta Francorum
(386 words)

The History or deeds of the Franks

Unknown author

Date: c. 751

Original Language: Latin


This work was compiled soon after 751, using the five-book world chronicle of ‘Fredegar’ (q.v.), recast into a three-book format with excision of some of its contents and addition of new materials, including a unique narrative of events in Francia in the years from c. 727 to 751. A continuation to this, covering the period…

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Collins, Roger, “ Historia vel Gesta Francorum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23517>
First published online: 2010

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