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Historical Examples

I had the conceit to describe the old Carlovingian walls and to decipher the armorial bearings of the House of Este.
Sylvie: souvenirs du Valois Grard de Nerval

The time of the dissolution of the Carlovingian empire is an instance.
Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3) Thomas Babington Macaulay

I will go and swap the Carlovingian crown at Daddy Medicis’.
Bohemians of the Latin Quarter Henry Murger

The changes brought about at Verona under the Carlovingian rule were many.
The Story of Verona Alethea Wiel

Such was the geographical state of Germany at the close of the Carlovingian Dynasty.
The Life of Hugo Grotius Charles Butler

We must now proceed to give an Account of it under the Carlovingian Race.
Franco-Gallia Francis Hotoman

Fortunately for the Germans, their line of Carlovingian emperors died out.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5 Various

The facts all meet in the Carlovingian empire, or the empire of Charlemagne.
The Revelation Explained F. Smith

The answer, I think, is, that European society decidedly retrograded during the dissolution of the Carlovingian empire.
Ancient Law Sir Henry James Sumner Maine

In 1809, the restoration of the great Carlovingian and Roman edifice had begun; its physical foundations were laid.
The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 6 (of 6) Hippolyte A. Taine

adjective, noun
(history) a variant of Carolingian

1781, from French Carlovingien, an alteration of Carolingien (see Carolingian) on model of Mérovingien (see Merovingian).


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