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Chronicon Gradense
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late 11th-12th century. Italy. Anonymous Latin chronicle often considered a fragment of the so-called editio prima of the Chronicon Altinate, though this remains a subject of debate, as it also circulated in an independent handwritten tradition, as two early manuscripts attest: Vatican, BAV, urb. lat. 440, (from which depend three other codices); and Venice, Seminario Patriarcale di Venezia, ms g. III. 10.

The Chronicle is composed in two parts, written by two different hands in the Vatican manuscript. The first part, considered to have been written first, is based on the Chronicon Al…

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Pesce, Roberto, “Chronicon Gradense”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 04 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001079>
First published online: 2016

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