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Saint Germanus of Auxerre and the End of Roman Britain

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The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine Dust Jacket Condition: Fine First Edition. 8vo. Pp: x + 127. Silver titles: sp. Brown cloth bds. Interior leaves are clean and tight. Studies in Celtic History series

The 'Life of St Germanus', by Constantius of Lyon, is a contemporary account of a fifth-century bishop of Auxerre, who on two occasions came to Britain. In view of the scarcity of texts which give reliable evidence on the state of British affairs at this period, it is remarkable that historians have paid so little attention to this source. Professor E.A. Thompson, one of the leading exponents of the history of late Roman and sub-Roman Europe, has now produced the first book-length study of Constantius' work

This book offers much original food for thought for the student of the late Roman and early mediaevel world. Its arguments, presented in a lively and forceful style, will be not merely required, but very enjoyable, reading

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Thompson E.A
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Hardback
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The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine Dust Jacket Condition: Fine First Edition. 8vo. Pp: x + 127. Silver titles: sp. Brown cloth bds. Interior leaves are clean and tight. Studies in Celtic History series

The 'Life of St Germanus', by Constantius of Lyon, is a contemporary account of a fifth-century bishop of Auxerre, who on two occasions came to Britain. In view of the scarcity of texts which give reliable evidence on the state of British affairs at this period, it is remarkable that historians have paid so little attention to this source. Professor E.A. Thompson, one of the leading exponents of the history of late Roman and sub-Roman Europe, has now produced the first book-length study of Constantius' work

This book offers much original food for thought for the student of the late Roman and early mediaevel world. Its arguments, presented in a lively and forceful style, will be not merely required, but very enjoyable, reading

Author(s):
Thompson E.A
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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