The Chronique d’Amadi is an Italian compilation manuscript that covers the period of Cypriot history from 1095 until 1445. Surviving in just one sixteenth-century manuscript named after Francesco Amadi, the manuscript’s original owner, the codex contains Italian excerpts and translations of a number of narrative histories commonly found in the Latin East. These include William of Tyre’sEracles, the Annales de Terre Sainte, Philip of Novara’s Estoire et le droit conte de la guerre qui fu entre l’empereur, and the anonymously authored Chronique d’un Templier de Tyr. While several of these works survive independently, the text contains a unique account of the history of Cyprus for the early fourteenth century and preserves a number of variations of those works that are also preserved elsewhere.
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