Gregory of Tours: Life of the Fathers

Gregory of Tours: Life of the Fathers

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 147 x 210 x 12.7mm | 256g
  • Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • maps, family trees, bibliography, index
  • 0853233276
  • 9780853233275
  • 555,597

Table of contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
Family trees
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

Index of People and Places
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...a valuable and notable contribution to expanding the amount of source materials for Late Antiquity...
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