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The monk Rodulfus Glaber is better recognized for his Five Books of the Histories, a huge resource of knowledge on occasions within the first half the eleventh century and the lifestyles and regarded an 11th-century monk. This version, the 1st considering 1866, provides the single severe textual content of the Histories besides an entire translation and whole old statement. together with bright debts of the millennium, real and fake relics, church development, and visions of saints and demons, this version additionally comprises Glaber's Life of his mentor, St. William of Dijon, the popular monastic reformer.

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