history of the Franks by Saint Gregory, Bishop of Tours

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .

Written in English

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  • France -- History -- To 987.

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Includes index.

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Statementby Gregory ofTours ; translated with an introduction by O. M. Dalton. Vol.2, Text.
ContributionsDalton, O. M.
The Physical Object
Pagination660p.,1 folded leaf :
Number of Pages660
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Open LibraryOL17517553M

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Gregory wrote accounts of miracles of the saints, an astronomical work to determine movable feasts, and a commentary on the Psalms. His masterpiece, Historia Francorum [history of the Franks], in 10 books, is a universal history; its account of contemporary events is of great importance/5(37).

The History of the Franks by Gregory, bishop of Tours, is an historical record of great importance. The events which it relates are details of the perishing of the Roman Empire and the beginning of a great modern state and for these events it is often the sole authority.

A History of the Franks is part medieval historical epic, part memoir, part Christian treatise, and part gossip collection. Gregory took the Bible as his model, and all of that book's generic variation and weird repetitions occur here/5.

He 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. His masterpiece, Historia Francorum [history of the Franks], in 10 books, is a universal history; its account of contemporary events is of great importance/5(31).

of Histories (often wrongly called The History of the Franks) is the major 6th-century source for studying the Merovingian kingdom of the Franks. Gregory of Tours’s 6th-century Historia Francorum, Denis was one of seven bishops sent to Gaul to convert the people in the reign of the Roman emperor Decius.

Written following the collapse of Rome’s secular control over western Europe, the History of Gregory (c. AD –) is a fascinating exploration of the events that shaped sixth-century France.

This volume contains all ten books from the work, the last history of the Franks book of which provide an in-depth description of Gregory’s own era, in which he played an important role as Bishop of Tours.3/5(7). 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.

Franks -- History ToFrance -- Church history Publisher New York: Columbia University Press Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language EnglishPages: Five Roman roads centered in it and the traffic of the Loire passed by it.

The reader of Gregory's history judges that sooner or later it was visited by every one of importance at the time. It jwas here that the Prankish influences of the north and the Roman influences of the south had their chief contact.

CE: Picts, Scots, Saxons, and Franks attack the Roman Empire. CE: Aetius defeats Attila of the Huns at the Catalaunian Fields, together with Rome's allies. CE: A Saxon army is defeated by the Franks at Angers. The The History of the Franks Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography history of the Franks book quizzes written by Author: Gregory of Tours.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Historia Francorum by Saint Gregorius, Bishop of Tours, Gregory,Penguin edition, in EnglishPages: Apart from the History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours, two early sources relate the mythological origin of the Franks: a 7th-century work known as the Chronicle of Fredegar and the anonymous Liber Historiae Francorum, written a century later.

Many say that the Franks originally came from Pannonia and first inhabited the banks of the Rhine. Written following the collapse of Rome's secular control over western Europe, the History of Gregory (c. AD ) is a fascinating exploration of the events that shaped sixth-century France.

This volume contains all ten books from the work, the last seven of which provide an in-depth description of Gregory's own era, in which he played an important role as Bishop of Tours.3/5(3).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Historia Francorum by Saint Gregorius, Bishop of Tours, Gregory,Columbia University Press edition, in English History of the Franks Church history, Description and travel Pages: His most notable work was his Decem Libri Historiarum (Ten Books of Histories), better known as the Historia Francorum (History of the Franks), a title that later chroniclers gave to it, but he is also known for his accounts of the miracles of saints, especially four books of the miracles of Martin of Tours.

: 30 November c. Auvergne, Gaul. HISTORY OF THE FRANKS including Merovingians, Austrasia, Neustria and Burgundy, Mayors of the palace, Charles Martel, Charles the Great, King of the Lombards, Conversion of the Saxons, A brief crusade into Spain, Holy Roman Emperor, Aachen or Aix-la-Chapelle, A centre of Christian learning, The Carolingian inheritance, Three slices of Francia.

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History of the Franks Book II and V Book II, After these events Childeric died and Clovis his son reigned in his stead. In the fifth year of his reign Siagrius, king of the Romans, son of Egidius, had his seat in the city of Soissons which Egidius, who has been mentioned before, once held.

And Clovis cameFile Size: KB. History The Franks began as a number of Germanic tribes that migrated from northern Europe into Gaul.

This is where the country of France is today and the name for France comes from the Franks. There were two main dynasties that ruled the Franks during the Middle Ages, the Merovingian Dynasty and the Carolingian Dynasty.

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- ), the Gallo-Roman historian and Bishop of Tours, is one of the salient historical records which tells about the transition from period Roman to the Medieval age and about the institution of one of the Germanic kingdoms. The history of the Franks.

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The Franks emerged into recorded history in the 3rd century ce as a Germanic tribe living on the east bank of the lower Rhine stically, they belonged to the Rhine-Weser group of Germanic speakers. At this time they were divided into three groups: the Salians, the Ripuarians, and the Chatti, or branches were related to each other by language and custom, but.

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The Franks moved west from the lower Rhine region into Roman held northern Europe (modern Holland and Belgium) in the 4 th century in exchange for providing troops to the Empire.

Like many barbarian tribes, the Franks were not a single entity, but a confederation of tribes who shared cultural habits and a common language.

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they were still part of a larger group of peoples. Anne’s entry in the friendship book of her classmate Dinie, Photograph: Anne Frank Fonds, Basel, Switzerland When this boisterous girl is. Gregory of Tours’ Clovis' Conversion to Orthodox Christianity In The History of the Franks, Gregory of Tours portrayed Clovis as a leader who, although his conversion to Christianity appeared to be genuine, nonetheless, used his conversion to realize his political aspirations.

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