Lombard Arianism Reconsidered

  title={Lombard Arianism Reconsidered},
  author={Steven Fanning},
  pages={241 - 258}
L'A. constate qu'il y a un large consensus parmi les historiens modernes sur l'arianisme des Lombards. L'argument principal: presque tous les peuples germaniques des grandes invasions etaient ariens, donc les Lombards l'etaient. L'A. recherche alors le temoignage des contemporains: or pour les papes Pelage II et Gregoire I, pour Paul le Diacre, Gregoire de Tours et Nicetius de Treve, les Lombards etaient des paiens et le sont restes jusqu'a la fin du VI siecle| sur les neufs rois lombards (d… 
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