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Schulthaiß, Christof
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1512-1584. Southern Germany. Politically active patrician, mayor of Konstanz, collector and chronicler. Schulthaiß was born into a patrician family of long-standing political influence, several members of which were interested in historical writing, notably Nicolaus Schulthaiß and Christof’s father Johannes, his brothers Joachim (both authors of chronicles lost today) and Jakob (author of a family history, Konstanz, Stadtarchiv, A I 17).

Christof wrote an episcopal chronicle that lists the bishops of Konstanz up to 1567. For this he used the older works by Jakob Mennel, Kaspar…

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Eckhart, Pia, “Schulthaiß, Christof”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 01 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001432>
First published online: 2016

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