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Reuter, Timothy, trans., The Annals of Fulda (Manchester Medieval Sources Series. New York: Manchester University Press.) Read this source online

Text name(s): The Annals of Fulda

Number of pages of primary source text: 163


Dates: 838 - 901

Archival Reference: 

Original Language(s): 

  • Latin


  • Translated into English.

Translation Comments: 

Geopolitical Region(s): 

  • Denmark
  • Bohemia
  • Austria
  • Europe
  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Poland


Record Types: 

  • Chronicle, Annals

Subject Headings: 

  • Early Germanic Peoples: Goths, Franks, etc.
  • Carolingians
  • Historiography
  • War - Military History


  • Bibliography
  • Introduction


Includes two maps and two genealogical charts of Frankish rulers.

This text is available online through subscription, which is reasonably priced. Most of the texts in the Manchester Medieval Sources Series are compilations of primary-source materials of varying length.

Introduction Summary: 

Mainly focuses on discussion of authorship, including the possibility of multiple authors. The introduction also discusses why some important events were omitted by the author but others included.

Cataloger: rll