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Companion to Gregory of Tours (Hardcover)

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Medievalists provide context for the study of Gregory's (538-594) prolific historical, hagiographical, and religious writing. They cover Gregory and his circle, composing the works, institutional and material setting, religious and literary perspectives, Gregory and the political world of the sixth century, and post mortem. Among the topics are Venantius Fortunatus and Gregory of Tours: poetry and patronage, the Merovingian state and administration in the time of Gregory, landscape and material culture of Gregory's Gaul according the archaeology, hagiography and the cult of the saints in the sixth century, and the early medieval editions of Gregory's Histories. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
Number of Pages: 667.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: December 4, 2015
TCIN: 50670254
UPC: 9789004306769
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-0595

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