Frankish prelate and historian who produced a valuable history of the sixth-century Franks.
(person) (a.d. 538?-594?); Frank. historian & bishop: his day is Nov. 17
Gregory-of-tours Sentence Examples
It is difficult to trace the names of some of the mayors of the palace, the post being of almost no significance in, the time of Gregory of Tours.
According to Gregory of Tours Chlodio dwelt at a place called Dispargum, which it is impossible to identify.
We do not know if he was the son of Chlodio; Gregory of Tours simply says that he belonged to Chlodio's stock - " de hujus stirpe quidam Merovechum regem fuisse adserunt," - and then only gives the fact at second hand.
In Gregory of Tours this word is still used vaguely, but the sense of it is gradually defined, and finally the name of Austria or Austrasia was given to the easternmost part of the Frankish kingdom.