The Franks, Carolingians and Merovingians. Just who the hell were they?
Medieval rulers of what became France. The Merovingian line begins with Merovich (rewarded by the Romans with a governorship for his help defeating Atilla in 451) and ends in the late 700s when their "advisors" took over, founding the Carolingian (Charlemagne's) line
Ottonian Dirk Kennis Early Medieval Art Carolingian, Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Merovingian
Notes on Carolingian binding This style of binding was in use around the 8th - 12th century Europe and was named after the Frankish dynasty. It is sewn with herringbone stitch on several double cords...