A Companion to Gregory of Tours

A Companion to Gregory of Tours

Author: Alexander C. Murray

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004307001

Category: History

Page: 686

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Gregory, bishop of Tours (573-594), wrote history, hagiography, and ecclesiastical instruction. A Companion to Gregory of Tours brings together twelve scholars who provide an expert guide to interpreting his works, his period, and his legacy in religious and historical studies.
A Companion to Gregory of Tours
Language: en
Pages: 686
Authors: Alexander C. Murray
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-16 - Publisher: BRILL

Gregory, bishop of Tours (573-594), wrote history, hagiography, and ecclesiastical instruction. A Companion to Gregory of Tours brings together twelve scholars who provide an expert guide to interpreting his works, his period, and his legacy in religious and historical studies.
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Language: en
Pages: 454
Authors: Bronwen Neil, Matthew J. Dal Santo
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-09 - Publisher: BRILL

The handbook offers an assessment of Gregory's activities and achievements as bishop of Rome (590-604), and considers his legacy of literary works, and their reception from the early Middle Ages to the Reformation.
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Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: Éric Fournier, Wendy Mayer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-10 - Publisher: Routledge

The subject of this book is the discourse of persecution used by Christians in Late Antiquity (c. 300–700 CE). Through a series of detailed case studies covering the full chronological and geographical span of the period, this book investigates how the conversion of the Roman Empire to Christianity changed the
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Language: en
Pages: 1056
Authors: Bonnie Effros, Isabel Moreira
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Merovingian era is one of the best studied yet least well known periods of European history. From the fifth to the eighth centuries, the inhabitants of Gaul (what now comprises France, southern Belgium, Luxembourg, Rhineland Germany, and part of modern Switzerland), a mix of Gallo-Roman inhabitants and Germanic arrivals
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Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Christian Raffensperger
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-04 - Publisher: Routledge

What did medieval authors know about their world? Were they parochial and focused on just their monastery, town, or kingdom? Or were they aware of the broader medieval Europe that modern historians write about? This collection of essays brings the focus back to medieval authors to see how they described