Clovis I
German Chlodwig biographical name circa 466-511 king of the Salian Franks (481-511)

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  • Clovis I — [klō′vis] A.D. 466? 511; founder of Frank. monarchy: king of the Franks (481 511) …   English World dictionary

  • Clovis I — This article is about a king of the Franks. For the early culture in North and South America, see Clovis culture. Clovis I Clovis roi des Francs by François Louis Dejuinne (17 …   Wikipedia

  • Clovis I — Clovis Ier Pour les articles homonymes, voir Clovis (homonymie). Clovis Ier …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Clovis I — /kloh vis/; Fr. /klaw vees / A.D. c465 511, king of the Franks 481 511. German, Chlodwig. * * * German Chlodweg born с 466 died Nov. 27, 511, Paris, Fr. Merovingian founder of the Frankish kingdom. The son of Childeric I, king of the Salian… …   Universalium

  • Clovis I — noun king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic Louis (466 511) • Syn: ↑Clovis • Instance Hypernyms: ↑king, ↑male monarch, ↑Rex, ↑Frank * * * /kloh… …   Useful english dictionary

  • CLOVIS I —    king of the Franks, son of Childéric I.; conquered the Romans at Soissons 486, which he made his centre; married CLOTILDA (q.v. CLOTILDA, ST.) 493; beat the Germans near Cologne 496, by assistance, as he believed, of the God of Clotilda, after …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Clovis I — Clo•vis I [[t]ˈkloʊ vɪs[/t]] n. anh big a.d. c465–511, king of the Franks 481–511 German, Chlodwig …   From formal English to slang

  • Clovis I — VER Clodoveo …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Clovis I — /ˈkloʊvəs/ (say klohvuhs) noun AD 465?–511, king of the Franks AD 481–511; first of the Merovingian dynasty of Frankish kings. German, Chlodwig …   Australian English dictionary

  • Clovis II — Tiers de sou d or de Clovis II (639 657). Bibliothèque nationale. Titre Roi des Francs de Neustrie et des Bur …   Wikipédia en Français

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