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.
Aside from the principal works (Historia Francorum; Miraculorum libri), more works have been transmitted (some in fragmentary form) un…
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“Gregorius of Tours (Gregory of Tours)”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger.
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