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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Germanic peoples who inhabited the area e of the lower River Elbe until driven w by the Romans in ad

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L. Michael Whitby

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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131 words
a Germanic group, described by Tacitus as few but courageous (Germ. 40). In the 1st cent. ad they lived along the lower Elbe, but by the 160s they were threatening the upper Danube ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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One of the peoples who convulsed the later *Roman Empire and created a kingdom in *Italy that lasted from 568

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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674 words
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A people of Germanic origin, conquerors of part of Italy from 568. A kingdom was organised in the North

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Thomas S. Brown

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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392 words

(Λαγγοβάρδαι in Prokopios, Λαγούβαρδωι and Λογγίβαρδοι in Constantine Porphyrogennetos), a west-Germanic people who occupied Pannonia in the early 6th C. Their king, ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

a member of a Germanic people who invaded Italy in the 6th century, and who settled in what became Lombardy...

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