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 (ăl′boin, -bō-ĭn) Died 572.
King of the Lombards (565?-572) who led the Germanic invasion of present-day Italy (568), where he established the Lombard kingdom.
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(ˈælbɔɪn; -bəʊɪn)
(Biography) died 573 ad, king of the Lombards (565–73); conqueror of N Italy
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(ˈæl bɔɪn, -boʊ ɪn)

died A.D. 573?, king of the Lombards 561?–573?
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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).
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In 568, the Lombards, led by King Alboin and joined by tens of
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
Il motivo di quest'atto orrendo e universalmente noto ed e, comunque, rivelato dal Rucellai con la solita tecnica del racconto di una Serva: Alboin, 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.
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).
Agnellus more decisively puts his own mark on a grisly story familiar from the writings of Paul the Deacon, historian of the Lombards: the tale of how the Lombard king Alboin made his wife Rosamund drink from her skull of her father (whom Alboin had murdered) and then was himself killed by Rosamund and a co-conspirator.