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Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis
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[Chronik des Klosters Petershausen, Petershausen Chronicle]

mid-12th century. Germany. The anonymous Latin chronicle was written in the Benedictine monastery of St. Gregor in Petershausen, near Konstanz. Its six books cover the time from the monastery's foundation in the late 10th century up to the 12th century. The work focuses on the history of the monastery, with only occasional remarks on the history of the Empire. For these excursions into general history, primarily covering the events during the reign of Henry IV (1056-1105), the chronicle relies on the works of Bernold of St.…

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Grieb, Christine, “Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 22 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001314>
First published online: 2016

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