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Eulogium historiarum sive temporis
(350 words)

[Chronicon ab orbe condito usque ad annum domini M.CCC.LXVI; Eulogium temporis]

mid-14th century. England. A lengthy universal chronicle from the Creation to 1366 in Latin prose, drawn from various sources, some listed in a proem; probably written by a monk (to whom different names have been attached, although internal evidence suggests Thomas) at Malmesbury Abbey in Wiltshire. Five books cover biblical and secular history, with some geography and a monastic chronology. The first runs from the creation to the ascension, based mainly on the Historia Scholastica of Peter Comestor and R…

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Murdoch, Brian and Ruch,Lisa M., “Eulogium historiarum sive temporis”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 26 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00967>
First published online: 2016

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