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Annales Brixienses
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11th-13th centuries. Italy. Anonymous medieval annals in Latin focussing on the city of Brescia. There are three codices of the annals, known as Codex A, Codex B, and Codex C. The editor of codices A and B, Ludovico Bethmann, claimed that these two versions relied on the same source text from the 12th century, though they do differ considerably. Codex C seems to be a late variant derived from the B version.

The annals focus primarily on the history of the city of Brescia, mentioning a wide range of events such as building projects of the commune (churches, monasteri…

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Pomierny, Anna, “Annales Brixienses”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 18 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001002>
First published online: 2016

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