Chindaswinth (chĬn´dəswĬnth), d. 653, Visigothic king of Spain (642–53). His reign began violently as factions of the nobility sought to dominate royal policy. Chindaswinth prevailed and, together with his son Recceswinth whom he admitted to joint rule in 649, inaugurated a program designed to reduce the differences between his Visigothic and Spanish-Roman subjects. He is therefore sometimes designated by historians a "Romanist" as opposed to a "Gothic nationalist." Unification of the diverse population was furthered by legislation. Chindaswinth seems to have been responsible for revoking the Breviary of Alaric, the compilation of Roman law principles for only Roman subjects, promulgated by Alaric II in 506. Instead he began the compilation of a code fusing Roman and Germanic law and binding upon all subjects. Eventually promulgated by Recceswinth c.654, it was known as the Liber iudiciorum (later as the Liber or Forum iudicum).
"Chindaswinth." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 19, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/chindaswinth
"Chindaswinth." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Retrieved November 19, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/chindaswinth
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.