The Chronicle of Moldavia from 1541 to 1554
Original Language: Slavonic
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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