List of the Wallachian princes, starting with 1215 (the alleged date of arrival from Transylvania of the coutry’s founder, Radu Negru (Radu “the Black”). Three manuscript copies have survived; the first goes until 1648, the second until 1667, and the third until 1687. The author(s) use(s) chronicles, inscriptions and documents. N. Iorga attributed the text to the stolnic Constantin Cantacuzino. Still, the paternity is controversial: the logofăt Radu Greceanu, priest Florea and Dumitrache medelnicer were also given credit for the work. The date of composition is also contested; for Alexandru A. Vasilescu, for example, it is 1746-1764/5.