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The Concept of a Christian "world chronicle" was 1st
formulated by bishop Eusebius of Caesaren, the
biographer of Emperor Constantine early in the 4th C.
His Chronicorum Canones supplied a list of dates
drawn from Assyrian, Hebrew, Egyptian, Greek +
Roman times up to the year 325. Translated into
Latin by St. Jerome + completed in 378 the
chronological framework became the basis medieval
historiography. St. Augustine added to it his
philosophy of the " Two Cities', one Temporal +
one eternal. Only the city of God had permanence,
+earthly history progressed through the six ages.
Schedel too followed this scheme in his Liber

Latin version - 326 leaves
German " - 297 leaves (accout of Italy omitted)
The German type is designed in Friedrich Creussner's Franconian
style + had almost the same size as his. Only the heading
type is take from the existing stock of the press ("Pfauenfeder
1493 Latin edition -Blat XIII -> map of the world.

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