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A critical study of the Liber historiae Francorum

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Although the Liber Historiae Francorum is the only surviving contemporary chronicle which treats the fifty years spanning the turn of the seventh to the eighth century in Frankish Gaul, it has been generally mistrusted by students of the period. This thesis is an attempt to discover whether the reputation is just or whether the chronicle might yield new information about the later Merovingian age. In so doing it asks three questions: 1) Is the work's latest edition, which is now ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
Publication date:
1983
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602367848
URN:
uuid:b62a7080-8344-42a2-8234-6b3f94435429
Local pid:
td:602367848

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