Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Chilperic, King of the Franks: Gregory of Tours' mysterious but oddly contemporary characterization

Gregory says (Thorpe translation) that the king "hated the poor and all they stood for."

4 comments:

  1. What *do* the poor stand for, exactly...?

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  2. Gregory and Chilperic - one of my personal favorites!

    EDIT: BTW, my word verification was "deitypil." Based on my most recent post, do you think this is some sort of message?

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