A Companion to Gregory of Tours

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Alexander C. Murray
BRILL, Dec 4, 2015 - History - 686 pages
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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Contents

Introduction
1
Gregory and His Circle
5
Composing the Works
61
Institutional and Material Setting
189
Religious and Literary Perspectives
279
Gregory and the Political World of the Sixth Century
427
Post Mortem
517
Maps
583
Genealogies
597
References
599
Index
644
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