Tag: Lombards


A genetic perspective on Longobard-Era migrations

According to historical records, around the first century CE a Germanic population called “Longobard” was settled in the northern Elbe basin.


Medieval Warfare Magazine – Volume IV Issue 6

The Lombard-Byzantine conflict was a defining moment in Byzantine history, and especially important for the future of Italy. The wars would not only lead to the end of Byzantine hegomony in Italy, but they also helped in widening the gap between the pope and Catholic Italy on the one hand, and the Emperor and Greek Constantinople on the other, thus paving the way for the emergence of new Romano-German Christian realms in the West.