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Gregory of Tours the Merovingians by Saint Gregorius, Bishop of Tours

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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont .
Written in English


  • Merovingians -- History -- Sources.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited and translated by Alexander Callander Murray.
SeriesReadings in medieval civilizations and cultures -- 10.
ContributionsMurray, Alexander C., 1946-
The Physical Object
Paginationxli, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22721836M
ISBN 101551115239

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