Gregory of Tours

Gregory of Tours Georgius Florentius Gregorius, Better Known To Posterity As Gregory, Bishop Of Tours, Was Born About 538 To A Highly Distinguished Gallo Roman Family In Clermont In The Region Of Auvergne Best Known For His 10 Book Histories Often Called The History Of The Franks , Gregory Left Us Detailed Accounts Of His Own Times As Well As Those Of The Early Merovingian Kings, Known As The Long Haired Kings, Who United The Franks And Took Control Of Most Of Gaul In The Late Fifth And Early Sixth Century Although He Is One Of The Most Important Historians Of Pre Modern Times, The Complex, Apparently Disconnected, Elements Of Gregory S Work Are Often Difficult For Today S Readers To Understand This Selected, New Translation Is Composed Of Extensive Sections From Books II To X And Follows In A Connected Narrative The Political Events Of The Histories From The Appearance Of The First Merovingian Kings, Merovech, Childeric, And Clovis To The Last Years Of The Reigns Of Guntram And Childebert II In The Late Sixth Century This Book Is Designed To Introduce New Readers, And Even Experienced Ones, To The Political World Secular And Ecclesiastical Of Sixth Century Gaul And To Provide An Up To Date Guide To Reading The Bishop Of Tours Fascinating Account Of His Times Included In This Volume Are Twenty One Drawings By Jean Paul Laurens, A Nineteenth Century French Historical Artist And Interpreter Of The Merovingians Academics Please Note That This Is A Title Classified As Having A Restricted Allocation Of Complimentary Copies Restricted Titles Remain Available To Adopters And To Academics Very Likely To Adopt In The Coming Semester When Adoption Possibilities Are Less Strong And Or Further In The Future, Academics Are Requested To Purchase The Title, With The Proviso That UTP Higher Education Will Happily Refund The Purchase Price If The Bookis Indeed Adopted.

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  • Paperback
  • 282 pages
  • Gregory of Tours
  • Alexander Callander Murray
  • English
  • 28 August 2017
  • 1551115239