Hie hebt sich an die Cronicka des kunigrichs
czu Behemen vnd sagt, wie sy zum Ersten werd genennet.

BSB München, Cgm. 1112, fol. 53a (Pulkava)

Late Middle Ages German historiographical texts from Bohemia - A philological analysis, electronic edition
Research project - Grant Agency of the Czech Republic - GA405/09/0637 (2009 - 2011)


Vita Caroli
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Chronica Boemorum - Přibík Pulkava z Radenína
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Sources and Editions
Edition: Fontes Rerum Bohemicarum (external source; digitised CMS, Czech Medieval Sources online):
Vita Caroli
Emler, Josef (ed.): Život císaře Karla IV. (Leben des Kaisers Karl IV.). In: Fontes rerum Bohemicarum III. Praha 1882, p. 323–417.

Chronica Boemorum - Pulkava - lat., cze.
Emler, Josef – Gebauer, Jan (ed.): Kronika Pulkavova (Die Pulkava-Chronik). In: Fontes rerum Bohemicarum V. Praha 1893, p. III–XX, 1–326.

Blaschka, Anton: Die St. Wenzelslegende Kaiser Karls IV. Einleitung, Texte, Kommentar. Prag 1934. (contains parts of the both German translations of the Pulkava-Chronicle.)

Ms. BSB München, Cgm. 1112 (Pulkava - ger. etc.; faksimile BSB)
facsimile (urn:nbn:de:bvb:12-bsb00032658-9)

Base texts wer adopted with minimal changes from the editions (occasionally discarding the proposed emendations - in the German texts; from the Latin Pulkava Chronicle, only the version corresponding with both vernacular translations). Chapter numbering according to Bláhová, Marie (ed.): Kroniky doby Karla IV. Praha 1987. The transcription of the manuscript respect most of the graphemic features of the source; the grapheme for s and z are simplified, the interpunction is partly added as well as the capitalisation the propper names. Expanded abbreviations are marked graphically in the text; headings and Initial letters are bold.
The beginning of the text is colated with a preliminary fragmentary transcription: N.N. [L. Zatočil?]: Hie hebt an die Cronicka ... (typewriter; undated).
Manuscript description: Schneider, Karin: Die deutschen Handschriften der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München. Die mittelalterlichen Handschriften aus Cgm 888–4000 (Catalogus codicum manu scriptorum Bibliothecae Monacensis V.6). Wiesbaden 1991, p. 83–85, online: http://www.manuscripta-mediaevalia.de/hs/kataloge/HSK0189.htm.
Handschriftencensus.de - BSB München, Cgm. 1112.

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