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2 08, 2017

Early France: the Franks and the Merovingians

By |2019-06-12T16:44:52-07:00August 2nd, 2017|History, Medieval|0 Comments

Early France: A Merovingian fibula (a pin to hold a cloak on) from the 500s-600s AD Early France:  the Franks invade Gaul Who were the Franks? The Franks had been living for some time in northern Germany when the weakness of the Roman Empire tempted them to move south in the 400s AD. Compared to the Visigoths and [...]

2 08, 2017

Who was Ingundis? Visigothic Spain

By |2019-09-19T05:48:08-07:00August 2nd, 2017|History, Medieval|0 Comments

Gold coin of King Leovigild, the father-in-law of Ingundis A religious problem By the late 500s AD, the Visigoths were the only people in Europe who hadn't converted from Arianism to Catholicism. They were beginning to feel a little old-fashioned. Who were the Visigoths? What's Arianism? Early medieval timeline All our medieval Europe articles Who was Ingundis? [...]