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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Kathleen Mitchell and Ian Wood.
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Paginationxx, 445 p. :
Number of Pages445
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Open LibraryOL22515967M
ISBN 109004110348


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This book is easy to understand,covers a wide range of themes, includes the writing of many 'big names' and is a must have when studying gregory of tours or the Merovingian world.

Read more Report abuse5/5(1). In a fascinating series of essays, the life, works and world of Gregory of Tours are evaluated. This sixth-century bishop is probably best known as writer of the History of the Franks. The collection of essays makes a valuable contribution to the flourishing field of Gregory of Tours studies.4/5(2).

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.

"The World of Gregory of Tours" published on 13 Jun by Brill. 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). The Merovingians of Gregory of Tours 34 3. The Merovingian kingdoms after the death of Charibert () 39 4.

The families of the Austrasian kings and Chilperic of Neustria 42 5. The Merovingian kingdoms after the Treaty of Andelot () 68 6. The manuscript tradition of Gregory of Tours’ Histories: Books i–vi 7. INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS [Paul Halsall] The text presented here is the world of Gregory of Tours book translation of Gregory of Tour's History of the Franks made by Earnest Brehaut in The etext gives the full text of the Brehaut edition, pp.

apart from the Selections from The Eight Books of Miracles [pp. ] which has been made available separately. Gregory of Tours, provides readers with a good account of what the main features of both politics and religion were during his time as bishop. He covers what appears to be more than the duration of his own life but does not delve too deeply into the history before his own life, summing this up in the first book.

Books and (–): the bonus rex and the bishop of God. Climax and end of the Guntram trilogy Book (–): Mother Church, the end of the world and the Last Judgement A resume´: problems of Gregory’s biography and a last word on the personality of the bishop of Tours Ten Books of History: genre, structure and plan Preface: Gregory’s.

Gregory's writings consist of ten books of history, seven of miracles, a book on the lives of the Fathers, a commentary on the Psalms, and a treatise on offices of the church. His best-known work, Historia Francorum, treats the history of the world to in the first two books, and the history of world of Gregory of Tours book Franks to in the remaining eight books.

Books I to IV recount the world's history from the Creation but move quickly to the Christianization of Gaul, the life and times of Saint Martin of Tours, the conversion of the Franks and the conquest of Gaul under Clovis, and the more detailed history of the Frankish kings down to the death of Sigebert in At this date Gregory had been.

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.

King Clovis' Lessons in Gregory of Tours' "History" Gregory of Tours, in The History of the Franks, presents a well-regarded account of a history that Goffart contends may have otherwise been lost.

The books seem to present the focus on God’s approval of those who follow and the series of unfortunate events that befalls those who do not. 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, the Eastern Emperor, and Merovingian Gaul. by Robert Winn, Ph.D. Gregory of Tours () indicated throughout his. Ten Books of Histories. that his primary concern was the activities and wars, often civil wars, of the sixth-century Merovingian kings.

: Death and Afterlife in the Pages of Gregory of Tours: Religion and Society in Late Antique Gaul (Social Worlds of Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages) (): E. Jones, Allen: Books. 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.

John Kitchen, Gregory of Tours, Hagiography, and the Cult of the Saints in the Sixth Century Part V. Gregory and the Political World of the Sixth Century Stefan Esders, Gallic Politics in the Sixth Century Simon Loseby, Gregory of Tours, Italy, and the Eastern Empire Roger Collins, Gregory of Tours and Spain Part VI.

Gregory of Tours by: Wood, Ian N. Published: () Gregory of Tours and "Arianism" by: James, Edward Published: () The poor in Gregory of Tours: a study of the attitude of Merovingian society towards the poor, as reflected in the literature of the time by: MacGonagle, Sara H.

Published: (). The Historia Francorum is the most important contemporary source for the Merovingian age. It is written in ten books, of which one to four recount the world's history from the Creation and move on to the Christianization of Gaul, the life and times of Saint Martin of Tours, the conversion of the Franks, the conquest of Gaul under Clovis, and the history of the Frankish kings down to the death.

Saint Gregory of Tours (Novem c. – Novem ) was a Gallo-Roman historian and Bishop of Tours, which made him a leading prelate of Gaul. He was born Georgius Florentius, later adding the name Gregorius in honour of his maternal great-grandfather.[2].

Softcover. Condition: Good. Reprint. introduction by translator, Gregory of Tours Genealogical Table: the family of Gregory of Tours, the times in which Gregory lived, abbreviation used for the books written by Gregory of Tours, map of Gaul showing the principal places mentioned in the History, preface by author and index.

Recently, Dr. Burnie Reynolds ‘70 (History) and Prof. Randy Richardson (Ancient Languages) signed a book contract to provide a translation and detailed commentary on an important work by Gregory of Tours, a sixth-century Christian bishop. A dramatic narrative of French history in the sixth century.

Gregory of Tours (c.A.D. ) intended his HISTORY to be a chronicle of events and included the 21 years he spent as Bishop of Tours. This volume contains all ten books of the HISTORY. As Gregory unravels the bewildering events of those decades, what emerges is no dry historical.

Written in the 6th century by Gregory, the Bishop of Tours, "Historia Francorum", translated as History of the Franks, is a ten volume work that recounts the world's history from creation, focusing on the movement of Christianity into Gaul, an ancient region corresponding to modern France, Belgium, the south Netherlands, Southwest Germany, and northern Italy.

T1 - The preface to Book V of Gregory of Tours' Histories: Its Form, Context and Significance. AU - Halsall, G. PY - /4. Y1 - /4. N2 - The preface to Book V of Gregory of Tours' Histories has long been known as a central passage in the Bishop of Tours' works, expressing his view of.

Gregory of Tours and his family; 2. The function of autobiographical elements in Gregory's concept of contemporary history (books v-x); the relationship of 'bishop' and 'king'; autobiography and the writing of history; the concept of history; 3.

Ten Books of History: genre, structure and plan; 4. Gregory's ecclesia Dei: the eschatological Price: $ Other articles where The History of the Franks is discussed: biography: Middle Ages: Bishop Gregory of Tours’s History of the Franks depicts artlessly but vividly, from firsthand observation, the lives and personalities of the four grandsons of Clovis and their fierce queens in Merovingian Gaul of the 6th century.

Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of the English People, of the 8th century. AIMS OF GREGORY OF TOURS IN THE HISTORY OF FRANKS by of the of the of the School October 7, Born of Florentius and Armentaria in Auvergne on November 30Gregory of Tours was a descendant of a distinguished Gallo-Roman family.

He was named Georgius Florentius at birth; he adopted his maternal grandfather’s name, Gregorius later in life when he became bishop of Tours. Looking for books by Gregory of Tours. See all books authored by Gregory of Tours, including Historia Francorum, and Gregory of Tours: Glory of the Martyrs (Liverpool University Press - Translated Texts for Historians), and more on of Gregory of Tours and Its Bearing on the Political Narrative” (63–), opens Part 2 and discusses at length the chronology of the composition of Gregory’s famous Ten Books of Histories.

Richard Shaw continues the chronological discussion and focuses on the miracle collections of Gregory of Tours. Florentius Gregorius, known to posterity as Gregory of Tours, composed eight books of hagiography and ten books of history.2 These testaments survive as evidence of the politics, society and theology of this post-imperial world.

According to Gregory, and we have to take him at his word as the lone authority. A History of the Franks (Penguin Classics) / Tours, Gregory of / ISBN ( copies separate) A History of the Franks (Penguin Classics) / Gregory of Tours / ISBN ( copies separate) The history of the Franks / Gregory, Saint, Bishop of Tours / ISBN (53 copies separate) A History of the Franks / Tours, Gregory of / ISBN (27 copies separate)/5(6).

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Life of St. Columbanus -- From the Life of St. Gall: The driving out of demons -- III: Bishops: the World of Gregory of Tours, edited and translated by William C.

McDermott -- Gregory's prefaces -- The miracles. Miracles Worked on Gregory. The Four Books of the Miracles of St. Martin: Book 1; C Having related the miracles performed for others, I shall tell what the miraculous power of this protector has done for my unworthy self.

Gregory's fame as a historian rests on his "Historia Francorum" in ten books, intended, as the author assures us in the preface, to hand down to posterity a knowledge of his own times.

Book I contains a summary of the history of the world from Adam to the conquest of Gaul by the Franks, and thence to the death of St. Martin (). Book II. Looking for an examination copy. If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy.

To register your interest please contact [email protected] providing details of the course you are teaching. For years Gregory's Histories--the principal.

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More from Gregory of Tours and book picks sent right to your inbox. Email. From the life of Saint Martin of Tours to the conversion of the Franks and the conquest of Clovis, "Historia" also details the procession of Frankish kings down to Gregory's own time.

The later books grow more personal, ultimately reflecting the author's arrest from a misplaced charge of treason. The Preface to Book V of Gregory of Tours' Histories: Its Form, Context and Significance IN recent decades the work of Gregory of Tours (c), bishop of that see fromactive politician and prolific recorder of his age, has come under close scrutiny and our .This book begins with some dramatic information about how relics were relocated.

There was a major flood in the city of Rome which dislodged a great deal. One survivor, who was transported to Gregory's terrain, described the severe damage to the Catholic temples of the area, including stored goods - treasures of food as well as artifacts of.