The Chronicle of Moldavia from 1504 to 1551
Episcopul Macarie de Roman
Date: Between 1531 and 1552
Original Language: Slavonic
The Chronicle of Bishop Macarie was commissioned by Prince Petru Rareş (r. 1527-38, 1541-6) and by Toader Bubuiog, the Great Chamberlain (r. 1524-38). Their intention was to continue the court annals composed during the reign of Ştefan the Great (1457-1504), Petru Rareş’s father.
Despite the fact that no manuscript dir…