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Le "moment austrasien" dans l'histoire du culte de Saint Martin

Abstract : The « Austrasian moment » in the history of the cult of Saint Martin We can start from a paradox : Sulpicius Severus, at the end of the 4th century, underlines the fundamental role of Trier in the life of Martin, on the other hand he never mentions Mainz. However in the 7th century, the cult of Saint Martin seems very discreet in Trier but very important in Mainz where the cathedral under his name will shine throughout the east of the Frankish kingdom. Austrasia of the 7th century concerned both Touraine and the eastern part of the Frankish kingdom. Gregory of Tours is therefore an essential witness but we must also mention Venantius Fortunatus whose journey, conceived as a pilgrimage to Saint Martin, gave great importance to the Danube, the Rhine, the Meuse ...
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Bruno Judic. Le "moment austrasien" dans l'histoire du culte de Saint Martin. L'Austrasie. Pouvoirs, espaces et identités à la charnière de l'Antiquité et du Moyen Âge., Adrien Bayard, Bruno Dumézil, Sylvie Joye, 2015, Saint-Dizier et Reims, France. ⟨hal-03236616⟩



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