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Author Van Dam, Raymond.

Title Leadership and community in late antique Gaul / Raymond Van Dam
Published Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [1985]
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Description 1 online resource (350 pages)
Series The transformation of the classical heritage ; 8
Transformation of the classical heritage ; 8
Contents Local Authority and Central Administration -- Emperors and Bandits in Roman Gaul -- Emperors and the Aristocracy -- Bandits and Local Leadership -- The Presence of the Emperor -- The Bagaudae: Center and Periphery, A.D. 250-450 -- Christian Society in Fourth-Century Gaul and Spain -- The Christian Society of Late Roman Gaul and Spain -- Urban Christian Communities -- Rhetoricians, Women, and Christianity -- Accusations of Manichaeism -- The Heresy of Priscillianism -- The Assimilation of Christianity and Society -- Martin of Tours and the Conversion of Gaul -- The Transformation of the Aristocracy in the Fifth Century -- Sidonius and the Rise of Relic Cults -- The Cult of Relics in Sixth-Century Merovingian Gaul -- Early Merovingian Gaul: The World of Gregory of Tours -- Relic Cults, Literary Culture, and the Aristocracy -- Sacred Space: The Cult and Church of St. Martin at Tours -- Illness, Healing, and Relic Cults -- Sacred Time: Liturgy and the Christianization of Time -- The Fates of Ausonius and Paulinus of Nola
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-340) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Merovingians -- History.
Gaul -- History -- 58 B.C.-511 A.D.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520078950
0520912810 (electronic bk.)
0585301700 (electronic bk.)
9780520912816 (electronic bk.)
9780585301709 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Leadership & community in late antique Gaul