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Holsteinische Reimchronik

(620 words)

Author(s): Kundert, Ursula
(Rhymed chronicle of Holstein) 1381-1460. Northern Germany. A chronicle in 512 lines of Middle Low German verse about the relations between the county of Holstein and the Danish kings from 1199 to 1231. Little else than the anti-Danish perspective from north of Elbe river can be used to determine the author, maybe of Hamburg.The short introduction states the aim of this writing ( desse schrift, v. 14) as to show how arrogantly the Danes had mistreated the inhabitants of Holstein ( wat homodes de Denen den Holsten hebben daen, v. 4) and to characterize the Danish side: konink Kanutus (Knud IV…
Date: 2016-10-17

Speyerer Chronik

(448 words)

Author(s): Kundert, Ursula
(Chronicle of Speyer) post-1443. Germany. Collection of administrative and political documents copied into a German-language chronicle about the contemporary Roman Empire, the elector Frederick I of the Palatinate and the Speyer region from 1407 to 1477. Three versions exist, all in the same autograph codex, Karlsruhe, Generallandesarchiv, 65/624, where together they fill 802 pages.The fairly chronological narrative is mainly interested in the consequences of Ottoman expansion for the Roman Empire and Speyer, and in the politics of Frederick. Exte…
Date: 2016-10-17

Reimchronik der Appenzellerkriege

(293 words)

Author(s): Kundert, Ursula
(Verse chronicle of the Appenzell wars) [Appenzeller Reimchronik] 1404/5. Switzerland. An account of part of the Appenzell wars (1400-04) in 4142 lines of not very elaborate Late Middle High German verse, the first rhyming chronicle from Switzerland. Written by an unknown conservative contemporary, it tells of the struggle of the district of Appenzell for independence from St. Gallen Abbey, a conflict which involved also the town of St. Gallen, the League of Swabian Towns and the Confederation, especially Schwyz and Zürich. The first date clearly identifiable is the covenant of 17th …
Date: 2016-10-17

Königsfeldener Chronik

(506 words)

Author(s): Kundert, Ursula
early 15th century. Switzerland. Chronicle in German prose about the genealogy of the Habsburg family, the foundation of the Franciscan monastery and convent of Königsfelden, former vault of this family, and the life of Agnes of Hungary, covering the years 1365 until about 1400, with a continuation to after 1411.The original is lost, but the surviving 1442 version opens with the Italian campaign of the Roman king Konrad IV in 1251 and narrates in 30 chapters the genealogy of the Habsburg family from king Rudolf I (1218-91) to the death of Rudo…
Date: 2016-10-17

Oberrheinische Chronik

(376 words)

Author(s): Kundert, Ursula
(Chronicle of the Upper Rhein) early 14th century. Southern Germany or Switzerland. Anonymous world chronicle in the Allemanic dialect of Middle High German, and one of the oldest chronicles in German prose, possibly by a member of the Teutonic Order. The only surviving manuscript, Freiburg i. Br., UB, Hs. 473, is an early copy written from 1337 until before 1352. The chronicle fills the first 33 folios, including a series of additions of contemporary information by four later writers. The authors giv…
Date: 2016-10-17