Letters and Selected Prose

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Liverpool University Press, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 450 pages
Alcimus Ecdicius Avitus, bishop of Vienne from c.494 to c.518, is known for his poetic works, but his Latin prose style has led to some neglect of his letters. This first complete translation of the letters into English gives access to an important source for the history of the Burgundian Kingdom in the early sixth century.

About the author (2002)

Danuta Shanzer is at the University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

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