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Chronicon Altinate
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[Origo civitatum Italie seu Venetiarum]

12th-13th century. Italy. A Latin chronicle which exists in three versions containing elements up to ca 1210 in which the city of Altino near Venice is given some prominence. The original has sometimes been attributed to John the Deacon of Venice, for no good reason. It includes a list of the patriarchs of Aquileia and Grado, and this section, which may be considered a separate document, is sometimes referred to as the Chronicon Gradense. Because the manuscripts have varying inclusions and omissions, the Cessi edition presents three versions …

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Melville-Jones, John, “Chronicon Altinate”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 27 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00541>
First published online: 2016



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