The Ruin of Britain, and Other Works
Gildas wrote his main work, the Ruin of Britain, about 540 A.D. or just before, when he was forty-three year old. It is a fierce denunciation of the rulers and churchmen of his, prefaced by a brief explanation of how these evils came to be. -- Intro.
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