Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Chronica Albendensia, Epitome Ovetensis, Crónica Albeldense
(1,406 words)

The Chronicle of Albelda, The Prophetic Chronicle

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Date: The author of the Chronicle of Albeda was a cleric or a monk from the entourage of Alphonse III of Oviedo (866-910). Gómez Moreno identifies him as a monk from Monte Laturce (‘Las primeras crónicas’, 565-70), but Sánchez Albornoz argues against this (‘El autor de la Crónica’).

Original Language: Latin


The Chronicle of Albelda, or Liber Cronice, is a universal history which forms a heterog…

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Deswarte, Thomas, “ Chronica Albendensia, Epitome Ovetensis, Crónica Albeldense”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2010

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