Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Gregorius of Tours (Gregory of Tours)
(489 words)

b. 30 November AD 538 in the Auvergne region;

d. 17 November AD 594;

Roman historiographer, hagiographer, and theologian; became bishop of Tours in 573.

Works

Aside from the principal works (Historia Francorum; Miraculorum libri), more works have been transmitted (some in fragmentary form) un…

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Backer, Keno, “Gregorius of Tours (Gregory of Tours)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0098>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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