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Author Helmold, approximately 1120-approximately 1177.

Title The chronicle of the Slavs / translated with introduction and notes by Francis Joseph Tschan
Published New York : Octagon Books, 1966, ©1935


Description 1 online resource (xii, 321 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Records of civilization, sources and studies ; no. 21
Records of civilization, sources and studies ; no. 21.
Contents I. Introduction -- The background of Helmold's chronicle -- The church on the frontier -- Helmold's life -- Helmold and his critics -- Helmold's style -- The transmission of the text -- II. The chronicle of the Slavs: Book One -- The divisions of the Slavs -- The city of Jumne -- How Charles converted the Saxons to the faith -- The division of the kingdom -- The mission of Saint Ansgar in Sweden -- The persecution of the Northmen -- The invasion of the Hungarians -- The conversion of Harold -- Duke Hermann -- Archbishop Adalbert -- Bishop Marco -- Bishop Wago -- The treachery of Billug -- Svein, the king of the Danes -- How the Slavs relinquished the faith -- Bishop Unwan -- Bishop Bernhard -- The persecution of Gottschalk -- The faith of Gottschalk -- The war of the Tholenzi -- The rebellion of the Slavs -- The passion of Saint John, the bishop -- The first defection of the Slavs from the faith -- Cruto -- The death of Butue -- The building of the Harxburg -- The public penance of King Henry -- [The miserable death of Rudolph, Duke of Swabia] -- [How the emperor Henry drove the pope from Rome] -- The letter of Peter the Monk -- The humiliation of the Emperor Henry -- [The rising of the son against the father] -- The death of Cruto -- The death of Count Gottfried -- The slaughter of the Rugiani -- The victory of Mistue -- The expedition of the Slavs into the land of Rugiani -- The massacre of the Romans -- The Battle of Welfesholz -- The election of Lothar -- Bishop Vicelin -- Death of Ludolph the priest -- The provost Thietmar -- [Vicelin's departure into Gaul] -- The arrival of Vicelin in Slavia -- The repentance of the Nordalbingians -- Zuentepolch -- Cnut -- Nicholas -- Eric -- The rites of the Slavs -- The building of Segeberg -- The death of the emperor Lothar -- The persecution of Pribislav -- The death of Duke Henry -- The building of the city of Lubeck -- [The translation of the monastery of Segeberg to Cuzelina] -- The Blessed Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux -- Kings Conrad and Louis -- The storming of Lisbon -- Niclot -- The burning of the ships -- Gerlav, the priest -- The siege of Demmin -- The famine -- The death of Etheler -- Duke Henry -- Archbishop Hartwig -- Count Adolph -- Niclot -- King Conrad -- The passing away of the provost Thietmar -- His burial -- The sickness of Bishop Vicelin -- [The market at Lubeck] -- Bishop Evermod -- The passing away of Vicelin -- How Vicelin gave sight to a blind woman -- Gerold, Bishop of Oldenburg -- The consecration of the Emperor Frederick -- The hanging of the Veronese -- The reconciliation of bishops Hartwig and Gerold -- The conversion of Pribislav -- The death of Cnut -- The building of Lowenstadt -- The siege of Milan -- The killing of Niclot -- Albert the Bear -- The translation of the bishopric of Oldenburg -- The schism between Alexander and Victor -- The tithes of the Holzatians -- The captivity of Vratislav -- The dedication of Neumunster -- The passing of Bishop Gerold -- III. The chronicle of the Slavs: Book Two -- The preface of the following work -- Bishop Conrad -- [The massacre of the Flemings] -- Bishop Bern -- The hanging of Vratislav -- The burial of Count Adolph -- The restoration of Demmin -- The princes' envy of the duke's glory -- The sack of Fremen -- The expulsion of Bishop Conrad -- The enthroning of Pope Calixtus -- The concord of the princes with the duke -- Svantowit, the idol of the Rugiani -- The changing of the body and blood -- The reconciliation of the king of the Danes with the duke
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-297) and index
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Subject Slavs -- Germany
Middle Ages.
Middle Ages -- History -- Chronology
Middle Ages
SUBJECT Germany -- History -- 843-1273.
Subject Germany
Europe -- History.
Genre/Form History
chronologies (lists)
Form Electronic book
Author Tschan, Francis J., 1881-1957
LC no. 66028331