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1) Lombards. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lombards were settled along the lower Elbe. After obscure migrations they were allowed (547) by Byzantine Emperor Justinian I to settle in Pannonia and Noricum (modern...

2) Liutprand. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Under his rule the Lombard kingdom of Italy reached its zenith. The first Christian Lombard ruler, Liutprand strongly favored Roman law and institutions. His legislation...

3) Authari. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Elected by the Lombard dukes to end the anarchy that prevailed in Italy after the murder (572?) of Alboin (see Lombards), Authari consolidated Lombard power in N...

4) Justin II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Byzantine emperor (565-78), nephew and successor to Justinian I. He allied himself with the Turks and resumed the wars with Persia. During his reign Slavs and Avars...

5) Maurice, Byzantine emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Byzantine emperor (582-602). He was a successful general when, on his deathbed, Tiberius II, his father-in-law and the successor of Justin II, proclaimed him emperor....

6) Zacharias, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Calabrian Greek; successor of St. Gregory III. He was the first pope after Gregory the Great not to seek confirmation of his election from the Byzantine emperor....

7) Charlemagne. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West (800-814), Carolingian king of the Franks (768-814). 1 King of the FranksElder son of Pepin the Short and a grandson of Charles Martel, Charlemagne shared with...

8) Padua. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Manufactures include machinery, motor vehicles, leather goods, textiles, and processed food. Called Patavium by the Romans, it was second to Rome in wealth. The city...

9) Piacenza. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Manufactures include agricultural machinery, chemicals, furniture, buttons, and food products. The city was a Roman stronghold (called Colonia Placentia) against...

10) Alboin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lombard king in Italy (569-572?). With the Avars he defeated the Gepidae (see Germans). He then led (568) an army across the Alps into Italy, took (569) Milan, and...

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