Longobard

(redirected from Longobardic)

Longobard

(ˈlɒŋɡəˌbɑːd)
n, pl -bards or -bardi (-ˌbɑːdɪ)
(Peoples) a rare name for an ancient Lombard1
ˌLongoˈbardian, ˌLongoˈbardic adj
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
In particular, the so-called Southern Longobardy--which was between the Roman Byzantine Empire in the South and the Frank German Empire in the North, in the same time was the target of papal penetration and subject to Islamic incursions--was an area full of contrasts, syntheses and of survivals; here the Longobardic princes acted as intermediaries among different cultures and economies.
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
Notable examples illustrated here include the extraordinary monument to Amalia Dainesi Porcheddu, by the architect Giulio Casanova and sculptor Edoardo Rubino (1912), with its distractive gilt mosaic in Longobardic style, or Giannino Castiglioni's bronze Last Supper for Davide Campari (1935).