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  • On the death of his brother Clotaire, Childeric II (c. 653-673), king of Austrasia, was a son of the Frankish king Clovis II. In 660, although a child, he was proclaimed king of Austrasia, while his brother, Clotaire III, ruled over the rest of the dominions of their father Clovis. After the death of Clotaire in... Childeric II becomes king of all of the History of France Series - This is a timeline of French history. 1850s: 1850 - 1851 - 1852 - 1853 - 1854 - 1855 - 1856 - 1857 - 1858 - 1859 1860s: 1860 - 1861 - 1862 - 1863 - 1864 - 1865 - 1866 - 1867 - 1868 - 1869 1870s: 1870 - 1871 - 1872 - 1873 - 1874 - 1875 - 1876 - 1877 - 1878 - 1879 1880s: 1880 - 1881 - 1882 - 1883 - 1884... Frankish kingdoms -- Austrasia was the northeastern portion of the Kingdom of the Merovingian Franks, comprising parts of what are now eastern France, western Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Its capital was at Metz, although some Austrasian kings ruled from Rheims also. After the death of the Frankish king Clovis I in 511... Austrasia, Neustria & Austrasia The territory of Neustria originated in A.D. 511, made up of the regions from Aquitaine to the northern seacoast approximating most of the north of present-day France. The two main cities were Paris and Soissons. Previously, Neustria was the western part of the kingdom of... Neustria and This page is about the region of France. For information on the wine, see French: Bourgogne) is a historic region of France, inhabited in turn by Celts, Gauls, Romans and Gallo-Romans, and various Germanic peoples, most importantly the Burgundians and the Franks. Burgundy was a province of France until... Burgundy.
  • The city of Kairouan (Arabic: Al-qayrawn) is a city in Tunisia, about 160 km south of Tunis. Its name means Little Cairo. In 2003 the city had about 150,000 inhabitants. Contents // 1 History 2 Religion 3 Sights 4 Miscellaneous History Kairouan was founded in the year 670 CE, during the great... Kairouan in what is now The Tunisian Republic, or Tunisia, is a Muslim Arab country situated on the North African Mediterranean coast. It borders on Algeria to the west and Libya to the south and east. الجمهرية التونسية El-joumhouriyya et... Tunisia is founded.
  • Categories: Japan-related stubs | Buddhist temples | World Heritage Sites in Japan ... Horyu-ji, the Statues of Buddha such as this, the Tian Tan Buddha statue in Hong Kong, remind followers to practice right living. Buddhism is a religion and philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama (Sanskrit; in Pāli, Siddhattha Gotama), who lived between approximately 563 and... Buddhist The word temple has different meanings in the fields of architecture, religion, geography, anatomy, and education. Contents // 1 Religion 2 Architecture 3 Geography 4 Anatomy 5 Education 6 List of temples 7 External links Religion A temple is a structure reserved for religious worship or sacrifice. Some religions use this... temple, burns down.
  • The The Kingdom of Khotan is an ancient Buddhist kingdom that was located on the branch of the Silk road that ran along the southern edge of the Taklamakan desert in the Tarim basin. (The area lies in present day Xinjiang, China). Contents // Categories: China geography stubs | Central Asia geography stubs... Kingdom of Khotan is conquered by This article is on Historic Tibet. Tibet can also refer to the Tibet Autonomous Region. Tibet (Tibetan : བོད་, (Bod) pronounced Pö, Chinese: 西藏, pinyin: Xīzàng) is a region of Central Asia and the home of the Tibetan people. With an average elevation... Tibet.
  • A This article needs cleanup. Please edit this article to conform to a higher standard of article quality. Goguryeo — Gāogōulí Korean Name Revised Romanization Goguryeo McCune-Reischauer Koguryŏ Hangul 고구려 Hanja 高句麗 Goguryeo (also known as Koguryo; : Gāog... Goguryeo restoration movement led by Geom Mojam Korean Name Revised Romanization Geom Mojam McCune-Reischauer Kŏm Mojam Hangul 검모잠 Hanja 劍牟岑 Geom Mojam (?-672) was the military leader of a short-lived movement to restore Goguryeo after its fall to Silla in the later 7th century CE. After the... Geom Mojam in northern Korea Korea is a formerly unified country, situated on the Korean Peninsula The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula in East Asia. It extends southwards for about 1,100 kilometres from the continental Asian mainland into the Pacific Ocean and is surrounded by the East Sea/Sea of Japan on the... Korea places Anseung on the throne.
  • The diocese of Dorchester-on-Thames in England (In detail) (In detail) Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Official language None; English is de facto Capital London Capitals coordinates 51° 30 N, 0° 10 W Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001... England is replaced by the diocese of Winchester.

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  • Oswiu, king of Northumbria is primarily the name of an Anglian or Anglo-Saxon kingdom which was formed in Great Britain at the beginning of the 7th century, and of the earldom which succeeded the kingdom. The name reflects that of the southern limit to the kingdoms territory, which was the River... Northumbria, The title of Bretwalda was one perhaps used by some of the kings of the kingdoms of England (the so_called Anglo-Saxon heptarchy) in the second half of the first millennium AD. Such a king was considered to be the overlord of several Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. This was not a... Bretwalda
  • Clotaire III (652 - 673) was a son of King Clovis II. In 657 he became the nominal ruler of the three Frankish kingdoms, but was deprived of Austrasia in 663, retaining Neustria and Burgundy until his death. Related articles Franks List of Frankish Kings Categories: Frankish kings ... Clotaire III, king of Neustria & Austrasia The territory of Neustria originated in A.D. 511, made up of the regions from Aquitaine to the northern seacoast approximating most of the north of present-day France. The two main cities were Paris and Soissons. Previously, Neustria was the western part of the kingdom of... Neustria and This page is about the region of France. For information on the wine, see French: Bourgogne) is a historic region of France, inhabited in turn by Celts, Gauls, Romans and Gallo-Romans, and various Germanic peoples, most importantly the Burgundians and the Franks. Burgundy was a province of France until... Burgundy
  • Al-Khansa (600 - 670) was a female Arabic poet of the seventh century, from the nomadic Madar tribe. In this period, the role of a female poet was to write elegies for the dead and perform them for the tribe in public oral competitions. Al_Khansa won respect and fame in... Al-Khansa, Arabic can mean: From or related to The term the Middle East sometimes applies to the peninsula alone, but usually refers to the Arabian Peninsula plus the Levant, Mesopotamia, and Iran. The term Arabia often refers to Saudi Arabia alone. At other times the term Arabia can stand for the... Arabic Poets are authors of poems. Poets are often regarded as imaginative thinkers or writers. List of poets Apocalypse poets List of surrealist poets Mystic poets Symbolist Poets War poet List of Contemporary Turkish Poets Georgian poets List of Albanian language poets List of Afrikaans-language poets List of Arabic language... poet

 
 

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