Annales Posonienses

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The Annales Posonienses or Annals of Pressburg (Hungarian: Pozsonyi Évkönyv) are the only extant early medieval annals written in the Kingdom of Hungary.[1] However, they are rather a collection of notes which, as the historian Carlile Aylmer Macartney emphasizes, "hardly" deserves "the name of annals".[2] The annals contain short records of events occurring between 997 and 1203.[1] They are named after Pressburg (now Bratislava, Slovakia) where the Pray Codex – the manuscript preserving its text – was held at St. Martin's Cathedral until 1813 by the collegiate chapter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Kristó 1999, p. 354.
  2. ^ Macartney 1953, p. 84.


  • Macartney, C. A. (1953). The Medieval Hungarian Historians: A Critical & Analytical Guide. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-08051-4. 
  • Kristó, Gyula (1999). "Pozsonyi Évkönyv [=Annals of Pressburg]". In Kristó, Gyula. Az államalapítás korának írott forrásai [=Written Sources of the Age of the Foundation of the State] (in Hungarian). Szegedi Középkorász Műhely. pp. 354–356. ISBN 963-482-393-9.