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Acta des Tyrolerkriegs
(342 words)

(Events of the Tyrolian War )

1499. Switzerland. A German prose chronicle of the Swabian War of 1499, focussing on the area of Tyrol, Graubünden, the Engadin and the lower Rhine valley, completed by 6th December of the year in which the events occurred.

The Acta is one of the earliest chronicles of the Swabian War. The text was presumably written in Graubünden (Grisons) by an unknown cleric associated with the bishop of Chur. The detailed and relatively reliable text covers the complete timeline of the war, but its geographical setting con…

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Gutmann, Andre, “Acta des Tyrolerkriegs”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 17 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_000464>
First published online: 2016

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