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Annales Sancrucenses 1225-1233 & 1234-1266
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[Annals of Heiligenkreuz]

13th century. Austria. Two sets of Latin annals from the Cistercian monastery of Heiligenkreuz (Lower Austria) in the Diocese of Passau, covering the years 1225-33 and 1234-66 respectively. They were composed as continuations of an older Austrian annalistic text based on the Annales Mellicenses , which  would have reached Heiligenkreuz via Klosterneuburg, according to F.J. Schmale. As a result, they have also been titled Continuatio Sancrucensis I & II.

Both of these consecutive sets of annalistic continuations survive in three manuscrip…

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Lutter, Christina, “Annales Sancrucenses 1225-1233 & 1234-1266”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001396>
First published online: 2016

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