Gregory of Tours Writing Styles in The History of the Franks

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Perspective

The entire work has been carefully preserved for the sake of posterity. There has been a team of editors involved in translating the book from Latin into English and then creating the best English translation for the current audience. Given this major limitation the work is still able to show some revelations regarding the author.

The perspective is determined by a number of factors. One of these is that the work comes from the 6th century AD/CE. Another is that this is a European history; in fact its from Continental Europe. The region involved runs as far North as Germany but never so far as Scandinavia. The region runs as far East as Eastern Germany and Prussia but apparently not as far East as Russia. The same area runs through Italy and Greece is never mentioned as part of the terrain of the Gauls and Franks. Spain...

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