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Chronik des Klosters Jakobsberg
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After 1497. Germany. Fragment composed in Latin on the history of the Benedictine monastery of St. Jakob auf dem Schönberg (St. Jakobsberg) in Mainz, covering the years 1470-97. It describes people connected to the monastery but primarily focusses on activity in the region, such as Abbot Herman’s purchase of half the tithes in Dörnigheim am Main in 1483. While this fragment is very brief, St. Jakobsberg belonged to a group of cloisters with substantial book holdings and significance amongst the…

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Oberlin, Adam, “Chronik des Klosters Jakobsberg”, 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_001361>
First published online: 2016

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