The History of the Franks - Book 9 Summary & Analysis

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Book 9 Summary and Analysis

Gregory starts this Book with another true story. This one is about a man; the author assures readers that the one he writes about is versed in necromancy. Shortly thereafter he explains why: the man is able to sense it when others speak of him in negative terms and has the reputation for rebuking aloud those who have done so. This requires a kind of clairaudience. This also tells readers a great deal about the culture. The same power so used today would normally cause the speaker to either be branded as a lunatic or shunned in public or else the person would disguise his or her ability and not make knowledge of it publicly. For some reason Gregory informs readers of the way this man was dressed. He wore a hood and a goat's hair shirt. This mysterious ability was...

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