Gildas Mudriy

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Citizenship: United Kingdom


According to fragmentary information sources, he was the son of the King of the Britons Kay, fled to Ireland from the vengeance of King Arthur, then he lived in Wales and died in Brittany, in the monastery founded by him RUES. The approximate date of his life 490-570 years. It preserved the lives of two Gildas, written in the XI and XII centuries. A small essay Gildas is more rhetorical than historical, however, it has long attracted the attention of historians as one of the few sources on the history of the British V-VI centuries. Gildas severely condemned their fellow Britons, for the sins of which the island was invaded by the Anglo-Saxons. In this he imitates popular in V. composing Salvian of Marseilles "On the direction of God