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Cirkenbach, Andreas
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[Zirkenbach de Hamel(n)burg; alias Krutheym]

ca. 1360. Germany. Domvikar in Würzburg (1351-1372). Andreas Cirkenbach is believed to have been the author of some versus historici, Latin panegyric poems about events that occurred during his lifetime in Würzburg or the surroundings. His poems and prose annotations are transcribed in a rough gothic half-cursive hand, mostly on fol. Av, added at the beginning of the codex Paris, BnF, ms. latin 11851, which also transmits the Chronicon Magdeburgense seu saxonicum by Annalista Saxo. In view of the last event recorded, the compile…

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Di Venosa, Elena, “Cirkenbach, Andreas”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 18 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001386>
First published online: 2016

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