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 The Chronicle of Moldavia from 1541 to 1554
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The Chronicle of Moldavia from 1541 to 1554

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Egumenul Eftimie

Date: 1554-5

Original Language: Slavonic

Description

Eftimie’s work was commissioned by Prince Alexandru Lăpuşneanul. Although he claims to continue Macarie’s chronicle (indeed Eftimie’s text follows Macarie’s narrative in the Kiev manuscript), he in fact rewrites the story of the years 1541-52 and then continues it until the first years of Alexandru Lăpuşneanul’s reign (1552-4).

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Păun, Radu G., “ The Chronicle of Moldavia from 1541 to 1554”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27487>
First published online: 2015



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