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Title:
The Lombards : the ancient Longobards
Author:
Christie, Neil.
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Publication Information:
Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell, 1998.
Physical Description:
xxvii, 258 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780631211976
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Book

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Summary

This book offers a survey of the history and archaeology of the Longobards (known until recently as the Lombards), one of the many barbarian tribes who exploited the collapse of the Roman Empire.


Author Notes

Neil Christie was an undergraduate and postgraduate student at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and subsequently held a Scholarship at the British School at Rome, the Sir James Knott Fellowship (Newcastle) and a British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Oxford. He is currently Lecturer in Medieval Archaeology in the School of Archaeological Studies at the University of Leicester.


Table of Contents

1 Longobard Origins
2 Longobards in Pannonia
3 The Longobards and Italy
4 Economy and Society
5 Settlement and Defence in Longobard Italy
6 Religion, Architecture and Art
7 Benevento and beyond: Longobard Heritage?

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