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Basler Annalen
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(Annals of Basel)

15th-16th century. Switzerland. The so-called Basler Annalen are in fact three distinct sets of minor German-language annals, which their editor Bernoulli titled the Grössere, Kleinere, and Spätere Basler Annalen (Larger, Smaller, and Later Annals of Basel). In most of the manuscripts, the annals were added at a later stage, after the first redaction or compilation of the codex, or they survive only as a fragment. This makes it difficult to put them in context.

In their fullest form, t he Grössere Basler Annalen cover the years 260-1412, with Latin continuatio…

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Serif, Ina, “Basler Annalen”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001466>
First published online: 2016

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