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God’S Scribe: The Historiographical Art Of Galbert Of Bruges, Jeff Rider Dec 2000

God’S Scribe: The Historiographical Art Of Galbert Of Bruges, Jeff Rider

Jeff Rider

Galbert of Bruges's De multro, traditione, et occisione gloriosi Karoli comitis Flandriarum (The Murder of Charles the Good) has been studied extensively over the last hundred years. Considered one of the most important and original works of medieval historiography, the De multro is an eyewitness account of the assassination of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders, in 1127 and of the ensuing civil war. It is written in the form of a journal, the only work of its kind from Europe in the twelfth century, and provides a continuous, detailed account of events in Flanders from March 1127 to ...