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Pope Gregory's Letter-Bearers : a Study of the Men and Women who carried letters for Pope Gregory the Great.

Author: John R C Martyn
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book covers a very interesting and informative subject, that has never been studied by any scholar before, namely, the letter-bearers of the medieval period, who carried most of Pope Gregory's letters, which would have been carried by the Post-Office or by Email today. While serving as Pope from 590 to 604, Gregory sent off about 850 letters that have survived, to both clerical and secular recipients,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Gregory, Pope
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John R C Martyn
ISBN: 9781443839181 1443839183
OCLC Number: 823386078
Description: 1 online resource (145 pages)

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