A Companion to Gregory of Tours
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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