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- n. See Lombard.
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- n. A Lombard (member of a Germanic people who invaded Italy in the 6th century).
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- n. a member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century
Langobard_, i, 21: secunda autem (sc. filia Wacchonis) dicta est
Maxentius; after the Langobard invasion, the Byzantine garrison remained there till 593.
Langobard.i. 5) thus describes their savage and wretched state: -- "The Scritobini, or Scritofinni, are not without snow in the midst of summer; and, being little superior in sagacity to the brutes, live upon no other food than the raw flesh of wild animals, the hairy skins of which they use for clothing.
Langobard.l. ii.tit. lvii. in Codex Lindenbrog.p. 664;) though the example is too recent and partial.
Langobard. l v c 38,) the son, perhaps, or the grandson, of Baian.] [Footnote 24: Theophylact, l.i. c.
Langobard.l. ii.c. 14, p. 784) describes the provinces of Italy about the end of the eighth century Venetia non solum in paucis insulis quas nunc Venetias dicimus, constat; sed ejus terminus a
He places it under the reigns of Basil and Lewis II.; yet the reduction of Beneventum by the Greeks is dated A.D. 891, after the decease of both of those princes.] 12 In the year 663, the same tragedy is described by Paul the Deacon, (de Gestis Langobard. l.
Langobard.l. iv.c. 44, p. 153, edit Grot.) allows that Arianism still prevailed under the reign of Rotharis, (A.D.
Constantinople, of the western conquests of the Arabs; and I learn from Paul Warnefrid, deacon of Aquileia (de Gestis Langobard.
Langobard. l v c 38,) the son, perhaps, or the grandson, of Baian.] 24 Theophylact, l.i. c.
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