Title

Public Displays of Asceticism: Holy Bishops and the Conversion of Gaul in the Vita Sancti Martini

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2012

Department

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Abstract

My chapter addresses the ways that Sulpicius Severus’s hagiography of Martin of Tours combines the role of ascetic and bishop, setting the standard for western Christianity, and explores the role this played in the conversion of Gaul.

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