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After the Roman Empire: Early Medieval Europe in the Time of Gregory of Tours - AHPG889

This unit approaches western Europe in the sixth century, after the fragmentation of the Roman empire, focusing on Gaul (early France) in the 'Merovingian' period, through close study of the "Histories" of Gregory of Tours, the first major Latin historical work of the period. Gregory’s works were immensely significant in shaping European historical and ideological traditions through to the present. Literary analysis is explored as a methodology for the study of historical sources, and a range of recent research approaches to Gregory’s work will be discussed.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus sessions: None)

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Andrew Gillett

Admission to MAncHist or GradCertAncHist or MA in (Ancient History or Coptic Studies) Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

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