Norman

Norman or Normans may refer to:

  • The Normans, a people partly descended from Norse Vikings who settled in the territory of Normandy in France after being given a Duchy by the French King, conquered other lands and protected the French coast from foreign attacks.
    • Norman architecture, styles of Romanesque architecture developed by the Normans
    • Norman dynasty, a series of monarchs who ruled England and/or Normandy
    • Norman language, a Romance language spoken in Normandy
  • Norman (name), name origin and list of people with the given name and surname Norman

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Other articles related to "norman, normans":

Normans - Culture - Visual Arts
... In the visual arts, the Normans did not have the rich and distinctive traditions of the cultures they conquered ... taking part in this "renaissance" of Norman art and scholarship were Mont-Saint-Michel, Fécamp, Jumièges, Bec, Saint-Ouen, Saint-Evroul, and Saint-Wandrille ... what existed in the way of the architectural and artistic remnant of this Norman creativity ...
Norman, Oklahoma - Infrastructure - Utilities - Drinking Water Controversy
... group known as the Environmental Working Group showed that Norman's tap water has a chromium-6 concentration level of 12.90 parts per billion (ppb), which was the highest level detected among 35 US ... The official total chromium-3/chromium-6 level present in Norman's drinking water has ranged from 20 to 80 ppb ... In the past the Norman water supply has also been criticized for the presence of excessive levels of arsenic ...
Normans
... The Normans (in French Normands in Latin Nortmanni) were the people who gave their name to Normandy, a region in northern France ... In their expansion into other parts of Europe, the Normans compiled a record of astonishingly daring exploits in which often a mere handful of men ... and value of money were all traits that characterized the Normans ...
Normans - Characteristics
... Geoffrey Malaterra, characterised the Normans thus Their quick adaptability expressed itself in the shrewd Norman willingness to take on local men of talent, to marry the ... Anna Komnene, the daughter of Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos, described the Norman prince Bohemund I ...
Normans - Conquests - In Wales
... See also Cambro-Norman Even before the Norman Conquest of England, the Normans had come into contact with Wales ... In these original ventures, the Normans failed to make any headway into Wales ... under the dominance of William's most trusted Norman barons, including Bernard de Neufmarché, Roger of Montgomery in Shropshire and Hugh Lupus in Cheshire ...

Famous quotes containing the word norman:

    That’s what I always say. Love flies out the door when money comes innuendo.
    Arthur Sheerman, U.S. screenwriter. Norman McLeod. Monkey Business (film)

    I tell you, you’re ruining that boy. You’re ruining him. Why can’t you do as much for me?
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Horsefeathers, a wisecrack made as Huxley College president to Connie, the college widow (Thelma Todd)

    Do you know who’s sneaked into my stateroom at three o’clock this morning? Nobody, and that’s my complaint!
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Arthur Sheekman, Will Johnstone, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Monkey Business, a complaint shipboard stowaway Groucho makes to the ship’s captain (Ben Taggart)