Paganism and pagan Survival in Spain up to the Fall of the Visigothic
Italy was itself contested territory, parts of which were ruled by Visigothic
, Ostrogothic, Lombard, Frankish, Ottonian, or Byzantine overlords -- among others -- during the six centuries this study comprises.
The remaining seven essays include Luis Garcia Moreno's study of the widening definition of illegitimate violence in Visigothic
The sack of Rome by the Visigothic
leader Alaric in AD 410 gave an opportunity for the Christians to turn the tables on the pagans yet again.
Principal wars: Visigothic
invasion of Sicily (456); Civil Wars (456, 472).
67) Although its size is more compatible with that of an altar than a reliquary, its size seems designed to confirm the large number of relics, supposedly brought from Jerusalem to Toledo in the Visigothic
Kingdom of Toledo undertook a policy directed to the religious uniformity, which will affect to the Hispanic Jews creating a whole polemicist literature anda tragic legal representation on the antijewish rules which were contained in Leges Visigothorum and Concilia.
Catalonia-Catalan Art and Architecture in Barcelona and the Pyrenees (Prospect, May 4th-10th, and November 16th-22nd, from 995 [pounds sterling]) includes visits to the Museum of Catalan Art in Barcelona, the Visigothic
churches of Terrassa, Vic and Solsana and the Benedictine Monastery of Ripoll.
Before the thirteenth century, the only written maritime law that applied to Castile as a whole was a Visigothic
law ordering that disputes between seafaring traders should be resolved by special judges called telonarii, probably seafaring merchants themselves.
The kings in the north were not Visigothic
survivors but local tribal lords (there is not much dispute about this but the older version, standard since the high middle ages, is still pervasive) and the Reconquista was not seen as a movement to recover land which the Muslims had wrongfully wrested from the ancestors of the kings of Leon until over century after the reverse movement of Christians into Muslim dominated territory had begun.
Reflections about the way in which a Visigothic
monastery was constructed
Paganism and Pagan Survivals in Spain up to the Fall of the Visigothic