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Chronicon breve fratris, ut videtur, ordinis Theutonicorum
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(Short chronicle apparently by a brother of the Tutonic Order)

ca. 1242-1268. Prussia/Austria. A Latin papal and imperial chronicle in two sections.

The first and main part is a chronicle of popes and emperors up to Frederick II and the election of Innocent IV. It is attributed to an anonymous member of the Teutonic Order because it contains two references to privileges granted to the order by the emperor which are not mentioned elsewhere. The text exists in an edition by G. Waitz, based on three manuscript sources, two of which are still extant at the Austrian National Libra…

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Fischer, Mary, “Chronicon breve fratris, ut videtur, ordinis Theutonicorum”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 10 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001410>
First published online: 2016

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