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Chronik von Meschede
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After 1480. Germany. A chronicle in Low German covering the the history of Galilee (Kloster Galiläa), a priory of Dominican nuns near Meschede in the Sauerland (diocese of Cologne), from ca. 1430 to ca. 1480. The chronicle fragment traces the history of this religious house for geistliche süstere und juncfere from its origins on the Cappelsberg to its final home in Hückelheim (Galiläa) as a Dominican house but no further.  If a continuation once existed, it is now lost, though some additional historical information can be found in local charters and documents related to the Rittergut of L…

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Oberlin, Adam, “Chronik von Meschede”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001360>
First published online: 2016

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