Basina

All Noun
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  • Basina then read to him the meaning of his vision. Cited from Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine, by Lewis Spence
  • Basina bade him stay in peremptory tones and again to look out over the plain. Cited from Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine, by Lewis Spence
  • Basina was a sorceress, one who could divine the future and also bestow the gift upon others. Cited from Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine, by Lewis Spence
  • The book also describes his arrival in Tournai with Basina, who had left her husband to be with him.
  • He was exiled for eight years in Thuringia with King Basin and his wife, Queen Basina.
  • Bisinus's wife, Basina, left him for Childeric and the two returned to Tournai together, after eight years.
  • Basina's name is probably Low Franconian for 'female boss'.
  • Basina agreed to satisfy his curiosity, and one night, at the midnight hour, they climbed together to the summit of the hill behind Andernach. Cited from Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine, by Lewis Spence
  • For her own safety, Basina, not yet 7 years old, was sent to the Abbey of the Holy Cross at Poitiers.
  • Basina was a daughter of the Thuringian king Basin and Basina, a Saxon princess.
  • Led by two royal princesses, Basina, daughter of Chilperic I and her cousin, Clotilda, a group of nuns left the abbey and took refuge in a nearby church.
  • While in Thuringia Childeric had seduced the affections of Basina, the queen of his protector. Cited from Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine, by Lewis Spence
  • In 580, an epidemic of dysentery swept through Gaul and afflicted the king as well as killing all his remaining children, except Basina and her brother Clovis.
  • The kidnapped abbess was imprisoned under Basina's watch and the thugs recruited by the rebel nuns became to ransack the abbey.
  • After his restoration, Basina escaped from her husband's bed to the arms of her lover; freely declaring, that if she had known a man wiser, stronger, or more beautiful, than Childeric, that man should have been the object of her preference. Cited from Decline/Fall Of The Roman Empire, by Gibbon V3 htm
  • Fredegund later had her murdered in 580 to coincide with the assassination of Clovis and the exile of Basina.
  • Some of them are square (BASINA) and surmounted by a small dolmen, others are round (CHOUCHET) and closed at the top by a large slab of stone, as in the NURHAGS we have just described. Cited from Prehistoric Peoples, by The Marquis de Nadaillac
  • He was one of three sons of King Bessinus (or Bisinus) and the Lombard Menia (or Basina).
  • In 590, both Clotilda and Basina were pardoned by King Childebert, and Basina returned to her monastery and lived there, until her death, in obedience.
  • Basina was a Frankish princess, the daughter and youngest child of Chilperic I, King of Soissons (later Neustria), and his first wife, Audovera.
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