A rumor we cannot repeat without embarrassment

An excerpt of a letter of Gregory the Great’s (11.34) to Didier, bishop of Vienne – found in Pierre Chuvin’s A Chronicle of the Last Pagans:

A rumor has reached us, which we cannot repeat without embarassment: your fraternity would seem to be teaching grammar to certain persons.

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