This book offers a survey of the history and archaeology of the Longobards (known until recently as the Lombards), one of the many barbarian tribes who exploited the collapse of the Roman Empire.
1. Longobard Origins. 2. Longobards in Pannonia. 3. The Longobards and Italy. 4. Economy and Society. 5. Settlement and Defence in Longobard Italy. 6. Religion, Architecture and Art. 7. Benevento and beyond: Longobard Heritage?