Sunday, August 08, 2004

France, History Of, The parceling up of the kingdom

Internal struggles resulted in the emergence of new political configurations. At the time of the partitions of 561 and 567, new political geographic units began to appear within Gaul. Austrasia was created from the Rhine, Moselle, and Meuse districts, which had formerly been the kingdom of Reims, and the areas east of the Rh�ne conquered by Theodoric and his son Theodebert;


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