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Camminer Chronik
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[Kamminer Chronik, Chronica Caminensis]

14th century. Poland. A chronicle of the dukes of West Pomerania covering the years 1170-1326, written ca 1326-40 by an author connected with the cathedral at Kamień Pomorski (Cammin in Pommern). Although the work is in Latin, it is usually known by the German title coined by Jähnke. The text gives brief genealogies of the dukes from Bogislaw I to Wartislaw III, highlighting their gifts to the cathedral. However, it contains many factual errors.

This chronicle was used by Augustine of Stargard, and it is likely that it was Augustine who, i…

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Derwich, Marek, “Camminer Chronik”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 26 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_000951>
First published online: 2016



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