Frankish


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Frankish

the ancient West Germanic language of the Franks, esp the dialect that contributed to the vocabulary of modern French
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Andrew Frankish was filmed throwing a dog 'Baby' down the stairs
| People walked to the home of Andrew and Daniel Frankish in Southampton Street in Redcar to hold a memorial service for Baby the dog
The surviving manuscripts from the West and East Frankish kingdoms contain distinctly different repertories of pieces, roughly corresponding to the regions on either side of the Rhine.
The danger of Islam's spread to the Mediterranean civilization and hence to the Frankish kingdom was in its leaders' masterful ability to use the Roman trade routes, although initially the Muslims were limited to traffic by land.
Jorg Drauschke offers a very careful and trustworthy summary in "The Development of Diplomatic Contacts and Exchange between the Byzantine Empire and the Frankish kingdoms until the Early Eighth Century." Jose Cristobal Carvajal Lopez, Julio Miguel Roman Punzon, Miguel Jimenez Puertas, and Javier Martinez Jimenez in "When the East Came to the West: The Seventh Century in the Vega of Granada (South-East Spain): Visigoths, Byzantines and Muslims," offer insights on the border between Byzantines and Visigoths in southern Spain.
The general secretary of Eka, Panikos Champas, said he sent the president a letter asking him to set May 12 as the day of the struggles of the island's farmers, who had the status of serfs during the Frankish rule (1191 -- 1489), and for the rebellion against serfdom to be taught in schools and universities.
England international Louisa Brunt will be playing for the third year in a row, Frankish, Olivia Hamilton, Harry Goddard and Barclay Brown will all be making their second appearances, while Roehampton's Alfie Fox qualified for the event after winning the McGinley Junior Cup at Quinta do Lago this summer.
The Old French word from which the English was borrowed, herberge, was itself a loanword from Frankish, a Germanic language of Gaul.
Andrew Frankish, 22, and brother Daniel, 19, were fined and banned from keeping animals when horrific footage of them attacking pet bulldog Baby was uncovered.
Andrew and Daniel Frankish are the sadist scumbags from Redcar, North Yorks, who filmed themselves performing hideous acts of cruelty on their terrified Bulldog puppy, Baby.
Andrew and Daniel Frankish from Redcar, Cleveland, were handed a 21 week jail sentence, suspended for two years, with a tagged curfew for six months by magistrates in Hartlepool last week, following an RSPCA prosecution.
These have been selected to demonstrate that internalization of the Carolingian approach to sacramentum "had been absorbed by ecclesiastical and political leaders and by elite laity across the Frankish world" (207).