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Werner Rolevinck (1425–1502) was a Carthusian
Carthusian
monk and historian who wrote about 50 titles. He was born near Laer, Westphalia, the son of a wealthy farmer. In 1447 he entered Cologne Charterhouse, where he later died. His most famous work was his history of the world from Creation to Pope Sixtus IV, the Fasciculus temporum ("Little bundles of time"), which was published in many editions and translations between 1474 and 1726, including almost 40 editions during his lifetime. His other well-known work was a description of the manners and customs of his native land entitled De laude veteris Saxsoniæ nunc Westphaliæ dictæ.[1][2][3] His master work was translated into French in 1495 by Pierre Desrey
Pierre Desrey
as Fleurs et manières des temps passés.[4][5] References[edit]

^ Axsel G. S. Josephson, "Fifteenth-century editions of Fasciculus temporum in American libraries" The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America (PBSA) 11 (1917) pp61–65, p.8. ^ Josephson, PBSA 11 (1917) pp1–14, p8. ^ Josephson, "Fasciculus temporum in American libraries" [addendum] PBSA 11 (1917) p146. ^ Kane, Tina (2010), The Troyes Memoire: The Making of a Medieval Tapestry, Boydell & Brewer, p. 4, ISBN 978-1-84383-570-7, retrieved 2015-12-22  ^ Werner Rolevinck (1495), Les Fleurs et manières des temps passés et des faitz merveilleux de Dieu tant en l'Ancien Testament comme ou Nouveau et des premiers seigneurs, princes et gouverneurs temporelz en cestuy monde, de leurs gestez et definement jusques au présent (in Latin), Pierre Desrey, translator, Genève: L. M. Cruse 

See also[edit]

Cologne Charterhouse

External links[edit]

Book of the Week — Fasciculus Temporum Fasciculus temporum Cronica que dicitur fasciculus te[m]poru[m], 1474 (University of Liege, Belgium) Cronica que fasciculus t[em]p]oru]m, 1475 (University of Liege, Belgium) Fasciculus tempo[rum] omnes antiquo[rum] Cronicas complectens, 1477 (University of Liege, Belgium) Hier eyndet dat boeck dat men hiet fasciculus temporum in houdende die cronijcken van ouden tijden, 1480 (University of Liege, Belgium) Fasciculu[m] t[em]p[oru]m, 1483 (University of Liege, Belgium)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 12415146 LCCN: n82073723 ISNI: 0000 0001 1596 6770 GND: 118749536 SELIBR: 223840 SUDOC: 034439773 BNF: cb12519567b (data) SNAC: w68p6v18

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