In the middle of semester, there’s not much time to keep on top of Merovingianworld. But in the meantime here is a nice short blogpost by someone else, featuring lovely pictures of Offa’s dinar:

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I remember once googling for an image of this coin and finding a great conspiracy website about how Offa had converted to Islam and how the Church of England had destroyed all the sources – creating the ‘Dark Ages’ – so we’d never find out. I think we can file that under ‘doubtful’. (Charlemagne might have noticed, for one).

… and back to work…