Fasti Vindobonenses
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(Viennese fasti)

5th and 6th century. Italy. Latin consularia and fasti surviving in two recensions, called priores and posteriores by Mommsen from their original order of recension, found in a single 15th-century manuscript (Vienna, ÖNB, cod. 3416), forming a history of Rome from Romulus to 493 (priores) and Caesar to 539 (posteriores). The core of the work is fasti from 44 bc (highly corrupt over its first few decades), becoming consularia in 379, where frequent historical entries first appear. The priores add a list of the seven kings to the beginning. The posteriores are highly lac…

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Burgess, Richard W., “Fasti Vindobonenses”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 16 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00997>
First published online: 2016



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