The History of the Franks Characters

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Gregory of Tours

This is the book's original author. He is a Roman and a Christian and a Gaul all at the same time. During the time of writing the book, he was one of the minority of Roman bishops who were literate. He admits in the beginning of the book that this is a main reason why he is willing to be the one to do the writing. The work itself is quite humble; it is really a general overview of the history of their times and as such is obviously a work of nonfiction.

Editors point out that Bishop Gregory wrote the work of nonfiction from the perspective of a churchman. Prior to his career as a bishop, Gregory served in the Roman military, although his rank is not specified by the editors. He was required to perform work in many roles in between. Among these was...

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