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The Chronicle of Pseudo-Turpin
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The author was probably a French cleric, maybe born in Poitou and affected by Cluniac influence, given the Chronicle’s precision with regard to the geography of south-western France, as well as its Carolingian content and its scorn for certain Spaniards. This is incompatible with the thesis that th…

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Cheynet, Magali, “The Chronicle of Pseudo-Turpin”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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