The autobiographical relevance of the story is overt, as has been noted by Christopher Tolkien (Lost Road 57) and Scull & Hammond: Alboin
, the son in the first pair, has language interests, school career, and professional interests very like Tolkien's.
In AD 568, Alboin
, King of the Longobards (a Germanic tribe of Scandinavian origin), crossed the Julian Alps and the Isonzo river into the Po valley down to Pavia.
Gregory offers no Langobard origin-story, going back only to Alboin
(198), the tenth Langobard king in Paul (1974, 49).
30 ( ANI ): Manchester United's star striker Robin Van Persie has revealed that his goal tribute on a t-shirt against West Bromwich Alboin
on Saturday was meant for a close friend who passed away 24 hours before the match.
In 568, the Lombards, led by King Alboin
and joined by tens of
Segun los relatos de Alboin
, la tribu de los gepidos ha invitado con honores a los longobardos (antiguos rivales) a un banquete por Turisindo, rey de los gepidos.
The following historical events and artistic landmarks were analysed: legend of the origin of the town, the Ticino river and the history of the town, life in the pre-Roman village, religion, the Roman period and its legend, the covered bridge, the Barbarian invasion, under the reign of Theodoricus, the Longobardic period (king Alboin
and his wife, queen Theodolinda; king Liutprand), the Romanic period: churches and the crowning of kings, Commune: the towers; life in the commune, from commune to seignory: Gian Galeazzo Visconti and the castle
, preso questo orrendo vaso, l'empie divino e sorridendo dixe: Comundo, io pongo a le discordie nostre perpetuo fine e vo' far teco pace, in questo allegro di bevendo insieme.
Examples of the work of Alboin
Birks, Solon's top apprentice, also sell at a premium.
I was drawn immediately to the excellent 19th century ceramics at Quarry Antiques, where Peter Frost-Kelsey drew my attention to a fine example of Minton's pate-sur-pate ware made for Mintons by Alboin
Birks around the turn of the century.
King AElfwine, the Alboin
of historians writing in Latin,(48) merits four lines of high praise for his generous hand (70-74).