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History of the Low Countries, episodes and problems

Pieter Geyl

History of the Low Countries, episodes and problems

the Trevelyan lectures 1963 with four additional essays.

by Pieter Geyl

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Published by MacMillan, St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Netherlands -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Trevelyan lectures, 1963, Trevelyan lecture -- 1963.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDJ116 .G4 1964
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 263 p.
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18702925M
    LC Control Number65008956

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The Low Countries were part of the Roman provinces of Gallia Belgica and Germania were inhabited by Belgic and Germanic the 4th and 5th century, Frankish tribes had entered this Roman region and came to run it increasingly independently.

They came to be ruled by the Merovingian dynasty, under which dynasty the southern part (below the Rhine) was re-Christianised.

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