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  Visigoth Font - Fonts.com
The Visigoth font is a script face designed by Arthur Baker in 1988.
Visigoth has a hurried, almost scratchy, expressiveness making it suited mainly to display work.
With the look of Japanese brush letters, Visigoth can add Asian flavor.
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  A Visigoth in Kent?
X-ray photography showed that the 5th-6th century iron bow brooch was of Visigothic design, of a type known as Estagel.
The Visigoths (West Goths) were one of the Germanic tribes.
Now this brooch adds to the evidence for connections between the people of Kent and the small number of Visigothic groups known to have lived in northern France at the time.
www.wessexarch.co.uk /projects/kent/ctrl/springhead/post_ex.html   (207 words)

  
  Visigoth - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Visigoths, or western Goths, ancient Germanic peoples who invaded the Roman Empire beginning in the 4th century ad, settling in areas of what are...
In 711 Muslims invaded the Iberian Peninsula from Africa and deposed the Visigothic monarchy.
Athanaric (died 381), ruler (circa 366-80), with the title of judge, of the Visigoths in Dacia, north of the lower Danube River.
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 visigoth
For the role of Arianism in Visigothic kingship, see the entry for Liuvigild.The Goths remained in Dacia until 376, when one of their leaders, Fritigern, appealed to the Roman emperor Valens to be allowed to settle with his people on the south bank of the Danube.
Visigothic persecution of Jews had to wait for the conversion to Catholicism of the Visigothic king Reccared, and the same synod of Catholic bishops in 633 that usurped the Visigothic nobles` right to confirm the election of a king declared that all Jews must be baptised.
The Visigothic Code of Law (forum judicum) which had been part of aristocratic oral tradition, was set in writing in the early 7th century— and survives in two separate codices preserved at the Escorial.
webraindor.info /wiki/visigoth   (1359 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Visigoth
Separated from the Ostrogoth s (Eastern Goths) in the 4th century, the Visigoths were driven from Dacia by the Huns (376) and crossed the Danube into the Roman empire.
Clovis captured the town from the Visigoth s in 507, and from the 9th century it was the centre of a countship.
Daughter of a king of the Visigoth s, she married the Austrasian king Sigebert I in 567.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Visigoth&StartAt=1   (670 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Visigoths
Visigoths, translated the Bible into their language, and preached Arianism with great success until prince Athanaric obliged him to withdraw (348).
Visigoths fled with Athanaric into the mountains of Transylvania, but the majority of the people turned to the Emperor Valens with the entreaty to be taken into the Roman Empire.
In 507 Alaric was defeated and slain by Clovis.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15476b.htm   (696 words)

  
 Visigoths. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
the Visigoths were at the borders of the East Roman Empire, raiding across the Danube River, and peacefully infiltrating the trans-Danubian provinces.
In 395, after the death of Theodosius I, the Visigothic troops in Roman service proclaimed Alaric I their leader; under his strong guidance they first developed the concept of kingship.
Toledo became the new Visigothic capital, and the history of the Visigoths became essentially that of Spain.
www.bartleby.com /65/vi/Visigoth.html   (685 words)

  
 Search Results for "Visigoth"
It fell to the Romans in 193 b.c.
A residence of Visigoth kings, the city was captured (507) by the Franks under Clovis I. In 732,...
Has the blood of the Lombard practically disappeared from Italy, and of the Visigoth from Spain, or does it still flow in large populations where...
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 Alaric   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A nobleman by birth, Alaric served for a time as commander of Gothic troops in the Roman army, but shortly after the death of the emperor Theodosius I in 395, he left the army and was elected king of the Visigoths.
After Stilicho was murdered in August 408, an antibarbarian party took power in Rome and incited the Roman troops to massacre the wives and children of tribesmen who were serving in the Roman army.
The Visigothic laid siege to Rome (408) until the Senate granted him another subsidy and assistance in his negotiations with Honorius.
www.italycyberguide.com /History/factspersons/alaric.htm   (448 words)

  
 Neil Postman, "My Graduation Speech"
I mean that to be an Athenian or a Visigoth is to organize your life around a set of values.
To a Visigoth, the quest for knowledge is useless unless it can help you to earn money or to gain power over other people.
To a Visigoth, one word is as good as another, one sentence in distinguishable from another.
www.harding.edu /USER/elrod/WWW/neilpostman.htm   (1583 words)

  
 Visigoth - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Visigoths were a Germanic people who migrated into areas of Europe previously dominated by the Roman Empire, later known as Spain and southern France.
Under Alaric, the Visigoths sacked the city of Rome, during the reign of Emperor Honorius in 410.
Jean-Luc Picard compared the Visigoths to the Borg, and wondered if Honorius felt the same doom as he did 2366.
www.memory-alpha.org /en/index.php?title=Visigoth&redirect=no   (105 words)

  
 Visigothic Kingdom.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
By the 5th century A.D., the Visigoths were already a romanized poeple who considered themselves the heirs of the defunct imperial power.
Around the middle of this century, the threefold prossures of the Suevi, from the west (Galicia), the Cantabrian-Pyrenaic herdsmen from the north and the Byzantines from the south, the Betica, forced them to establish their capital in Toledo, in the centre of the Peninsula.
The Visigoths defended themselves well against the Suevi in Galicia and subdued them in the 6th century A.D.; however, in the north, the Basques, Cantabrians and Asturians were more successful in resisting the Visigoth onslaught than they had been in resisting the Romans, and were almost as adept as they would be against the Moors.
www.sispain.org /english/history/visigoth.html   (274 words)

  
 Early Visigoth (DBA II/65a)
It is the story of the charisma and command ability of one man, the Visigoth Fritigern.
Fritigern's Visigoths face a Late Imperial Roman (East) (II/78b) army consisting of 1 Cv (Gen), 2 Kn, 2 Lh, 3 Bd, 2 Ax and 2 Ps.
The Early Visigoths are Ag 3 while the Late Romans are Ag 2, so you will be the defender somewhat less than half the time.
www.fanaticus.org /DBA/armies/II65a.html   (1162 words)

  
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In 416, the Visigoths broke up the kingdoms of the Alans and the Siling Vandals, leaving the Suevi and Asding Vandals as potential allies against possible Roman revival.
Waves of Huns, Goths, Visigoths, and Ostrogoths invaded and plundered the Balkans beginning in the third century A.D. None of these invaders permanently occupied territory.
They took the treasures from the emperor's palaces on Palatine hill and even the tile from the roofs of the temples, and returned with their spoil to their new capital of Carthage.
www.lycos.com /info/visigoths--roman-empire.html?page=2   (608 words)

  
 The Visigoths
The Visigoths, also known as the Goths, were a barbaric tribe.
Visigoths allied with Rome in 394, and Alaric I led the Visigoths in the Roman army against the Huns.
In 401, Alaric decided to invade Italy, but was defeated by the Roman general Flavius Stilicho, and the Visigoths were forced to withdraw from Italy.
www.thenagain.info /WebChron/WestEurope/Visigoths.html   (438 words)

  
 Powell's Books - Visigoth by Gary Amdahl
Visigoth is a portrait of the American male — gritty, violent, and fascinating.
"Visigoth," the title story, depicts a college hockey player unable to understand that his relationship with an English professor is over.
Sharp, inquisitive, and witty, Visigoth challenges the reader to question the popular glory of violence in all its manifestations.
www.powells.com /cgi-bin/biblio?inkey=73-9781571310514-0   (588 words)

  
 Visigoth
The Visigoth was commissioned in 1935 by the ISA to counter the depredations of Empire squadrons such as the Broadway Bombers and the Grumman Avenger in specific.
The Visigoth suffers from one drawback, more a show of the public's love of huge guns than anything, its armament consists of 4.40 caliber machine guns.
The Visigoth is designed to shoot down enemy planes, any enemy planes, lots of enemy planes.
members.tripod.com /draco9/Visigoth.htm   (251 words)

  
 Matt Bell: Fiction and Other Writing - Blog - Gary Amdahl's "Visigoth"
The stories in Gary Amdahl's Visigoth are overwhelmingly male, narrated by men who are wrestlers and hockey players, bouncers and dog sled racers.
Visigoth, the 2006 winner of the Milkweed National Fiction Prize, is by far the best debut collection I've read this year and possibly in any year.
When Visigoth was first published, I was swept away by the good reviews it was getting.
www.mdbell.com /blog/2006/6/19/gary-amdahls-visigoth.html   (834 words)

  
 Collections, Spurlock Museum, U of I
This Visigothic buckle is an example of one such artifact.
The Visigoth tribe was contemporary to the Franks and was one of the "barbarian" tribes that lived in Europe in the last years of the Roman Empire.
The Visigoths were the western branch of the larger Gothic tribe.
www.spurlock.uiuc.edu /collections/artifact/visigoth.html   (370 words)

  
 Download Visigoth Font Family - Linotype.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Visigoth font was created in 1988 by Arthur Baker for AlphaOmega Typography.
The Visigoth™ Font Family is part of the Assorted Collection.
Visigoth is a trademark of Alpha Omega Typography.
www.linotype.com /1588/visigoth-family.html   (263 words)

  
 Case Green   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As the Visigoth position collapsed and the baggage train was almost in the grasp of the leading troops, a large force of enemy heavy cavalry under Paulaxus appeared and smashed into the Roman right center.
A large portion of the Roman cavalry had moved to the center in the course of surrounding the Visigoth camp garrison, now much of it had to re-deploy to the flanks.
The chastened Visigoths quickly reached terms with the Emperor, but things were never the same again.
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  Visigoth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Visigothic persecution of Jews had to wait for the conversion to Catholicism of the Visigothic king Reccared, and the same synod of Catholic bishops in 633 that usurped the Visigothic nobles' right to confirm the election of a king declared that all Jews must be baptised.
A Visigothic nobleman, Pelayo, is credited with beginning the Christian Reconquista of Iberia in 718, when he defeated the Umayyads in battle and established the Kingdom of Asturias in the northern part of the peninsula.
Other Visigoths, refusing to adopt the Muslim faith or live under their rule, fled north to the kingdom of the Franks, and Visigoths played key roles in the empire of Charlemagne a few generations later.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Visigoth   (2070 words)

  
 Visigoth: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Fritigern (died 380), king of the visigoths (369-380), was one of the prominent germanic warrior-kings whose military victories led to the eventual fall...
The visigothic code (latin, forum iudicum) are a set of laws that the visigoth kings of iberia codified in a legal body around 654 a.d....
Visigothic script was a type of medieval writing systemscript, so called because it originated in the visigothic kingdom in spain....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/v/vi/visigoth.htm   (6348 words)

  
 Visigoth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 507, the Franks wrested control of Aquitaine from the Visigoths, and in 554, Granada and Andalusia were lost to the "Reconquest" of the west by the Byzantine Empire's emperor Justinian I.
The Visigoths conquered the Suevi kingdom in 584 and regained the southern areas lost to the Byzantines in 624.
A Visigothic nobleman, Pelayo, is credited with beginning the Christian Reconquista of Spain in 718, when he defeated the Omayyads in battle and established the Kingdom of Asturias in the northern part of the peninsula.
usapedia.com /v/visigoth.html   (876 words)

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