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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... 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 would vanquish ... money were all traits that characterized the Normans ...
... 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 ... came completely under the dominance of William's most trusted Norman barons, including Bernard de Neufmarché, Roger of Montgomery in Shropshire and Hugh ...
... In the visual arts, the Normans did not have the rich and distinctive traditions of the cultures they conquered ... The chief monasteries taking part in this "renaissance" of Norman art and scholarship were Mont-Saint-Michel, Fécamp, Jumièges, Bec, Saint-Ouen, Saint-Evroul, and ... much of what existed in the way of the architectural and artistic remnant of this Norman creativity ...
... non-profit 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 ... 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 ...
... 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 high-born local women ... daughter of Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos, described the Norman prince Bohemund I ...
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“... the Ovarian Theory of Literature, or, rather, its complement, the Testicular Theory. A recent camp follower ... of this explicit theory is ... Norman Mailer, who has attributed his own gift, and the literary gift in general, solely and directly to the possession of a specific pair of organs. One writes with these organs, Mailer has said ... and I have always wondered with what shade of ink he manages to do it.”
—Cynthia Ozick (b. 1928)
“We all go a little mad sometimes.”
—Joseph Stefano, U.S. screenwriter, and Alfred Hitchcock. Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins)