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Digital Chronique Anonyme Universelle, by Lisa Fagin Davis

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Questions for Discussion

  • What are the implications of this ostensible “world” chronicle, only actually recording history in Northwest Europe?
  • What roles do women play in this text?
  • Why is this formatted as a scroll rather than a codex?
  • How might this Chronique have been used by its fifteenth-century readers?

Further Reading

Davis, Lisa Fagin. La Chronique Anonyme Universelle : Reading and Writing History in Fifteenth-century France. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History ; 61. London: Harvey Miller Publishers, 2014.

To Cite this Page

Davis, Lisa Fagin. “Digital Chronique Anonyme Universelle,” Middle Ages for Educators, April 4, 2020. Accessed [date].

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