Late Merovingian France : history and hagiography, 640-720

Other titles
  • Late Merovingian France
  • Manchester medieval sources online.
  • Manchester Medieval sources online.
  • Manchester Medieval sources.
  • Medieval sourcesonline.
  • Medieval sources online.
  • Manchester Medievalportal.
  • IngentaConnect.
Published
  • Manchester ; New York New York : Manchester University Press ; Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press 1996
Physical description
x, 397 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
ISBN
  • 0719047900
  • 9780719047909
  • 0719047919
  • 9780719047916
Notes
  • Translations from the Latin.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-387) and index.
  • Service provider: Manchester Medieval Sources Online
  • Other format: Also available online.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2004. Available via World Wide Web. Access limited to Subscribing Institutions.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader required to view PDF document.
  • Translated from the French.
  • Description based on print version record.
Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • Liber historiae Francorum (The Book of the history of the Franks) -- Vita domnae Balthidis (The life of Lady Balthild, Queen of the Franks) -- Vita Audoini Episcopi Rotomagensis (The life of Audoin, Bishop of Rouen) -- Acta Aunemundi (The deeds of Aunemund) -- Passio Leudegarii (The suffering of Leudegar) -- Passio Praejecti (The suffering of Praejectus) -- Vita Sanctae Geretrudis (The life of St. Geretrud), and the Additamentum Nivialense de Fuilano (the Nivelles supplement to the Vita Fursei concerning Foillan) -- The first section of Annales Mettenses priores (The earlier Annals of Metz).
Related item
  • Online version:: Late Merovingian France. Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1996
Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • History.
  • Sources.
  • text
Language
  • English
  • Latin

Summary

  • This collection of documents brings together the seminal sources for the Late Merovingian Frankish kingdom. It interprets the chronicles and saints' lives to reveal new insights into the nature and significance of sanctity and power relationships.

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