Erchempert (also Herempert, Latin: Erchempertus) was a monk of Monte Cassino in the south of Italy in the final quarter of the ninth century. He chronicled a history of Lombard Benevento, giving an especially vivid account of the violence surrounding his monastic retreat in his own day. Beginning with Duke Arechis I (591-641), his history, titled the Historia Langobardorum Beneventanorum degentium (The History of the Lombards living in Benevento), stops abruptly in the winter of 888-889. Just one medieval manuscript of this text survives, from the early fourteenth century.
- Historia Langabardorvm Beneventarnorvm - the Latin text, at The Latin Library
- Ystoriola Langobardorum Beneventi degentium - the Latin text, transcribed from the Monumenta Germaniae Historica
- Erchempert's "History of the Lombards of Benevento": A translation and study of its place in the chronicle tradition - Joan Ferry's PhD thesis from Rice University, which includes an English translation of Erchempert's work
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