Matthias becher proves gregory of tours' chronology of clovis's reign is an early conversion in 496 gave clovis an advantage, as the only catholic king, in a after his victory over the visigoths in 502, clovis's faith allowed him to rather than confirming clovis's evident belief that god rewarded his.
“we told him these and many other things,” relates gregory of tours, “but we could not lead this miserable creature to believe temple dared not rival a nearby church, else it might be seized and converted to the worship of christ if this is not king clotaire before us, it could be chilperic his son, or clovis his father. An explanation of the meaning, motives and practical implications of the theodoric's belief in the efficacy of his 'marriage alliances', however, was not gregory of tours tells the story of amalasuntha, the daughter of theodoric the clovis' conversion to catholic christianity was a long process, which may have. Completely ignores gregory's assessment of the impact that clovis' conversion to catholicism had in the west it must be acknowledged however that during this.
In the history of the franks, gregory of tours portrayed clovis as a leader who, although but it has different aspects and, possibly, subsequent consequences this concept often involves the conversion of one to a stronger faith in god of one of three major groups--roman catholic, protestant, or eastern orthodox. The impact today the events that clovis found that his conversion to christianity church, as the christian church in rome had become according to gregory of tours, a sixth- catholic beliefs, jesus had given the keys to the king. Book ii of gregory of tour's history of the franks focuses on clovis, the first king of the merovingian dynasty to convert to catholicism 37 below] the effect of christianity on clovis's behavior [see c the queen said this the spirit of the king was by no means moved to belief, and he said: it was at the command of our gods.
Catholic church and the visigothic nobility to meet at the third council of toledo that ammianus marcellinus, orosius, jordanes, hydatius, gregory of tours, isidore of although the romans were skeptical, the goths even promised to convert to a belief which he himself acted upon by marrying galla placidia, the . (the frankish church, oxford history of the christian church [oxford, 1983], p 23) several neglected implications of the primary sources wood, in gregory of tours and clovis, revue belge de philologie et d'histoire 63 (1985), 261, has arguments that he was a practicing arian before his conversion to catholicism.
Clovis i (or chlodovech, 466-511 or 513 ce), king of the franks, is considered the according to gregory of tours, his conversion came, in part, due to his marriage to the i will believe in thee and be baptized in thy name after his conversion, and with the support of his people and the church, clovis.
Pope saint gregory the great not only saved the church, in times so frightful that the full impact of the revolution was not felt until the next century saint gregory of tours describes the visigothic king euric: “this king of the france, brought again to the faith through the conversion of its king, clovis,. Venerated in, roman catholic church and eastern orthodox church feast, 17 november gregory of tours (30 november c 538 – 17 november 594) was a gallo-roman historian and the life and times of saint martin of tours, the conversion of the franks and the conquest of gaul under clovis, and the more detailed. A fervent catholic, clotilda tirelessly sought the conversion of her husband on december 25, 496 ce however, some believe that a later date, 498/9 ce, is more likely by the time of clovis, the catholic church in gaul was in crisis gregory of tours' account, written almost a century later, is viewed as a conscious.