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Gregory of Tours

Saint Gregorius, Bishop of Tours

Gregory of Tours

the Merovingians

by Saint Gregorius, Bishop of Tours

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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merovingians -- History -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited and translated by Alexander Callander Murray.
    GenreSources.
    SeriesReadings in medieval civilizations and cultures -- 10.
    ContributionsMurray, Alexander C., 1946-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxli, 282 p. :
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22721836M
    ISBN 101551115239

      Gregory of Tours: History and Society in the Sixth Century. By Martin Heinzelmann. Translated by Christopher Carroll. (New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. xii, $) This far-reaching study was originally published at Darmstadt in as Gregor von Tours (),,Zehn Bücher Geschichte". Preface of Gregory, bishop of the church in Tours (Penguin Classics ed., ). Proposing as I do to describe the wars waged by kings against hostile peoples, by martyrs against the heathen and by the Churches against the heretics, I wish first of all to explain my own faith, so that whoever reads me may not doubt that I am a Catholic/5(6).

    From the fifth book on, Gregory starts the second part of the book, on his contemporary history, closing Book 6 with Chilperic I's death in The third part, from books 7 to 10, take the account to the year , and concludes with a plea for further chroniclers to preserve his work in entirety. The Death of Chilperic and Gregory's Writings of History, Guy HalsallGregory of Tours as a Military Historian, Bernard S. BachrachConspicuously Absent: Martial Heroism in the Histories of Gregory of Tours and its Likes, Walter GoffartHistory, Romance, Love, and Sex in Gregory of Tours' Decem Libri Historiarum, Danuta ShanzerReading Gregory of.

      History of the Franks Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Gregory, Saint, Bishop of Tours, ; Brehaut, Ernest, Publication date Topics Franks -- History To , France -- Church history Publisher New York: Columbia University Press CollectionPages: The first translation into English of Life of the Fathers, a collection of twenty lives of saints which lives present a cross-section of the Gallic Church and are a counterpart to the secular society described in Gregory’s History of the Franks.


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Gregory of Tours (): History of the Franks. PREFACE. HERE BEGINS GREGORY'S FIRST PREFACE. With liberal culture on the wane, or rather perishing in the Gallic cities there were many deeds being done both good and evil: the heathen were raging fiercely; kings were growing more Gregory of Tours book the church.

attacked by heretics, was defended by Catholics; while the Christian faith was in general. Saint Gregory of Tours, bishop and writer whose Ten Books of Histories is the major 6th-century source for studying the Merovingian kingdom of the Franks. His writings demonstrate his concern with church legislation, and he was known for his promotion of the cults of numerous saints.

Gregory of Tours has 31 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gregory of Tours’s most popular book is The History of the Franks. Gregory of Tours (), French historian, bishop of Tours (from ), was born in had a distinguished and successful career as bishop.

Gregory wrote accounts of miracles of the saints, an astronomical work to determine movable feasts, and a commentary on the Psalms/5(37).

Gregory of Tours book of Tours, Bishop of Tours, writes in a simplistic style with GREAT detail but is not at all difficult to understand thus no need to abridge - Gregory also provides chapter headings that describe aptly the episodes (of which he is sometimes involved) so the reader can easily see what is most important/5(2).

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AD ) is a fascinating exploration of the events that Free shipping over $/5(5). The History of the Franks Summary & Study Guide Gregory of Tours This Study Guide consists of approximately 32 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The History of the Franks.

Born in or at Arverni, the modern Clermont-Ferrand; died at Tours, 17 Nov., in or He was descended from a distinguished Gallo-Roman family, and was closely related to the most illustrious houses of was originally called Georgius Florentius, but in memory of his maternal great-grandfather, Gregory, Bishop of Langres, took later on the name of Gregory.

Gregory of Tours served as bishop of Tours, then a city in the Frankish kingdom, from to Acclaimed by the French as “the father of our history” on account of his History of the Franks, he also wrote stories about holy men and women and about wondrous events he experienced, witnessed, or knew as our times many people deny the existence of miracles, while others use the.

Gregory of Tours, History of the Franks, trans. Ernest Brehaut (extended selections), Records of Civilization 2, (New York: Columbia University Press, ) This. Immediately download the Gregory of Tours summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Gregory of Tours.

Gregory of Tours book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The first translation into English of one of Gregory’s eight books of mir /5(7). Selections of the History of the Franks by GREGORY OF TOURS ( - ), translated by Ernest BREHAUT ( - ) Genre(s): Middle Ages/Middle History Read by:.

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Introduction The state of research into Gregory of Tours in 1 1 Gregory of Tours and his family 7 Preface: the author’s statements about himself 7 Gregory’s prosopography and genealogy 11 Gregory and the bishops of Tours 23 The years before Gregory’s episcopacy (–) 29 2 The function of autobiographical elements in Gregory’s.

The state of research into Gregory of Tours in Some years ago I reached an agreement with the Wissenschaftliche Buch- gesellschaft to produce a review of the literature on Gregory of Tours for the series ‘Ertra¨ge der Forschung’.

Georgius Florentius Gregorius, better known to posterity as Gregory, Bishop of Tours, was born about to a highly distinguished Gallo-Roman family in Clermont in the region of Auvergne. Best known for his 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 3/5(1).

Georgius Florentius Gregorius, better known to posterity as Gregory, Bishop of Tours, was born about to a highly distinguished Gallo-Roman family in Clermont in the region of Auvergne. Best known for his 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.

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Gregory of Tours, Eight Books of Miracles. Source: Gregory of Tours, History of the Franks, trans. Ernest Reheat (extended selections), Records of Civilization 2, (New York: Columbia University Press, ), This document is excerpted from the Internet Medieval Source Book.Gregory of Tours is best remembered for his Decem Libri Historiarum (better known to English readers as The History of the Franks), which provides a primary witness to the transition from.Saint Gregory of Tours (30 November c.

– 17 November ) was a He wrote in a form of late Vulgar Latin; however, it has been argued that this was a deliberate ploy to ensure his works would reach a wide audience.

He is the main contemporary source for Merovingian history. His most notable work was his Decem Libri Historiarum or Ten Books of Histories, better known as the Historia.