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Chronicon Aquitanicum
(510 words)

10th-11th century. France. Anonymous Latin annals that cover the period 830-930 with several gaps between years and a later insertion for the year 1025. The Chronicon was composed in the later 10th century as annotations on an Easter table at the Benedictine monastery of St. Martial of Limoges and was included in what Richard Landes has termed the “great encyclopedic codex” (Paris, BnF, ms. lat. 5239).

Drawing on the Annales Engolismenses, the Chronicon Aquitanicum describes events that occurred in Brittany and other parts of western and southwestern France and was a…

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Frassetto, Michael, “Chronicon Aquitanicum”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 18 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_000724>
First published online: 2016

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