Item description for The Deeds of the Princes of the Poles (Central European Medieval Texts) by Gallus Anonymus...
Written around 1112-1116, The Deeds of the Princes of the Poles is the oldest narrative source from Poland, formerly attributed to 'Gallus,' a French monk. The anonymous author tells the ancient history of Poland down to the reign of Boleslaw III. The chronicle contains valuable information on Poland's relations to her neighbors as well as the political ideas of his time. The text is a significant document on the cultural connections of medieval Europe and the gradual inclusion of the new monarchies into Christiandom.
The Latin original is accompanied by its translation into English and by explanatory notes
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Studio: Central European University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 9" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
Publisher Central European University Press
ISBN 9639241407 ISBN13 9789639241404