Langobard

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a member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century

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Wolfram argues that the Langobard name signals the Vinnili tribe's willingness to adopt the new, more militarily effective religious identity of Longbearded Wodan, whose help defeating the Vandals drove them away from their Vanir religion (1997, 30-34).
Their topics include background and applications of source criticism; the stones and the book in Mesopotamia and the biblical mythopoeia; Goths, Langobards, and Byzantium in The Lord of the Rings; William Caxton's The Golden Legend as a source for the Rings; H.
PAUL THE DEACON, HISTORY OF THE LANGOBARDS 2-3 (William
When the Langobards, or "long beards," later known as the Lombards, conquered parts of northern Italy, they gave their name to the province of Lombardy.
Ausenda also explores Germanic kinship in "The Segmentary Lineage in Contemporary Anthropology and among the Langobards," After Empire: Towards an Ethnology of Europe's Barbarians, ed.