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Published: 08 January 2002

464 Pages

6 X 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780853235880

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Avitus of Vienne

Selected Letters and Prose

Danuta Shanzer and Ian Wood

Liverpool University Press

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.


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