Chronicon Slavorum
For another chronicon, see Arnoldi Chronica Slavorum
Arnoldi Chronica Slavorum
Arnoldi Chronica Slavorum is the continuation of Helmold's Chronica Slavorum by Arnold of Lübeck. It was continued down to 1209....

Chronica Slavorum is a historical record attributed to Helmold
Helmold of Bosau was a Saxon historian of the 12th century and a priest at Bosau near Plön. He was a friend of the two bishops of Oldenburg in Holstein, Vicelinus and Gerold , who did much to Christianize the Polabian Slavs.Helmold was born near Goslar...

. It is a continuation of Deeds of bishops of the Hamburg
-History:The first historic name for the city was, according to Claudius Ptolemy's reports, Treva.But the city takes its modern name, Hamburg, from the first permanent building on the site, a castle whose construction was ordered by the Emperor Charlemagne in AD 808...

by Adam von Bremen. Chronica describes events related to North-West Slavic tribes known as the Wends
Wends is a historic name for West Slavs living near Germanic settlement areas. It does not refer to a homogeneous people, but to various peoples, tribes or groups depending on where and when it is used...

 up to 1171. Chronica is a very significant historic record of pre-Christian
A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as recorded in the Canonical gospels and the letters of the New Testament...

 culture and religion of Polabian Slavs
Polabian Slavs
Polabian Slavs - is a collective term applied to a number of Lechites tribes who lived along the Elbe river, between the Baltic Sea to the north, the Saale and the Limes Saxoniae to the west, the Ore Mountains and the Western Sudetes to the south, and Poland to the east. They have also been known...

. It was continued by Arnold von Lübeck.
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