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Pablo el Diácono

Index: Historia del guerrero y de la cautiva, El Aleph, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 557.

Paul the Deacon, Lombard historian, c.725-799?, author of a continuation of the Roman history of Eutropius

Fishburn and Hughes: A Latin historian born of an aristocratic Lombard family, the teacher and friend of one of the daughters of King Desiderius. At the close of the Lombard reign in Italy, Paul led the cultural revival initiated by Charlemagne. His most important work is his History of the Lombards, based on both oral and written sources, a valuable document of the life and culture of his people containing a number of curious anecdotes which create a vivid picture of the time. See 'Terribili visu fades...' Story of the Warrior and the Captive Maiden