Gregory of Tours: Life of the Fathers

Translated with commentary by Edward James

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ISBN: 9780853233275

Publication: February 1, 1988

Series: Translated Texts for Historians 1

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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.

Preface and Acknowledgements Introduction Family trees Maps Translation of the Life of the Fathers: Preface I About Romanus and Lupicinus, abbots II About St Illidius, a bishop III About St Abraham, an abbot IV About St Quintianus, a bishop VAbout St Portianus, an abbot VI About St GaIlus [of Clermont], a bishop VIIAbout St Gregory [of Langres], a bishop VIII About St Nicetius, bishop of Lyons IX About St Patroclus, an abbot X About St Friardus, a recluse XI About St CaIuppa, a recluse XII About St Aemilianus and Brachio, abbots XIII About St Lupicinus, a recluse XIV About St Martius, an abbot XV About St Senoch, an abbot XVIAbout St Venantius, an abbot XVII About St Nicetius, bishop of the Treveri XVIII About Ursus and Leobatius, abbots XIX About Monegundis, a nun XX About Leobardus. a recluse Abbreviations Bibliography Index of People and Places

...a valuable and notable contribution to expanding the amount of source materials for Late Antiquity...
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Format: Paperback

Size: 210 x 147 mm

172 Pages

ISBN: 9780853233275

Publication: February 1, 1988

Series: Translated Texts for Historians 1

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