Visigoth


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a member of the western group of Goths who sacked Rome and created a kingdom in present-day Spain and southern France

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quantities of Visigoth figurative sculptures,' he said.
If the Visigoth population had recently been halved, the conquest would have been easier to accomplish than one that confronted a strong, healthy Visigothic force.
In many ways, Neil Postman's career represented the Athenian way in its aegis of both language and the arts against the Visigoth's cycloptic appropriation of technology (Postman, 1988, p.
Just like those funny credit card ads that ask, "What's in your wallet?" I was playing my own version called "What's in my refrigerator?" And if I may digress, those lovable pelt-dad pillagers in the Capitol One commercials are actually Visigoths and not Vikings, in case anybody asks.
The name of the largest bell in the tower, "la Wamba" (I: 94-95), which is ringing throughout the city as the story opens, bears the same name of the legendary Visigoth king whose untimely removal in 680 A.D.
One year later, some 7,000 Muslim warriors defeated the army of the Visigoth king Rodrigo.
The creative team developed an integrated advertising campaign that leveraged an existing Capital One equity (big, burly Visigoth characters) in a new way to announce that Capital One is now in banking, and banking hassles have become history.
By the mid-eighth century, Arab armies had subjugated the Persian Empire, drastically reduced the size of the Byzantine Empire, and eliminated the Visigoth kingdom of Spain.
Actually it was more like a Visigoth raid than a party crash, Maureen had been dating some guys who were naval academy cadets, and Bob and I sort of livened up the party, and in the process drove them off.
`I recently finished `The Arab Conquest of Spain, 710-797' by Roger Collins, because the heroine of one of my `dark ages' manuscripts is a Visigoth from the Kingdom of Asturia, circa 750 A.D.
(The musical, set in eighth-century Visigoth Spain, is based on Mrs.
Innocent I, the 40th pope, was an early proponent of centralized papal authority, declaring the bishop of Rome "the head and summit of the episcopate." In 410, Alaric the Visigoth sacked Rome when Innocent was away and kept this pope from returning home for two years.