The Letters of Gregory the Great: Books 1-4
This translation of the "Registrum epistularum" of Gregory the Great, the first complete version in English, will provide all medievalists access to one of the most important documentary collections to have survived from the period. All fourteen books of the letters are presented in three volumes, each with a preface of its own but sharing the introduction found in the first volume.
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A Brief Biography
An overview 47 Key correspondents 48 Sardinia 50 Gaul 51 England
The Responsa 61 Gregory and Bede on Augustine
rare words 105 Imagery 106 Rhetorical formats 110 Clausulae 110
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