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Chronicon anonymi Neapolitani
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18th century. Italy. This is a brief chronicle focussing on southern Italy between the years 1434 and 1506. It narrates the years of the reign of the kings of Aragon in the south of the Italian peninsula and their conflict with René of Anjou, the conspiracy of the barons, the descent of Charles VIII, the war between the French and Spanish crown up to the battle of Cerignola and Garigliano in 1503, and the entrance of the king of Spain Ferdinand the Catholic in Naples.

Although the text purports to be an anonymous work of the early 16th century, it is universally believed to have been forged in the 18th…

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Violante, Francesco, “Chronicon anonymi Neapolitani”, 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_000534>
First published online: 2016

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