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An der Macht
in power
aufteilen
to divide up
vereinigen
to unite
die Macht
power
machtlos
powerless
betrachten
observed
der Kloster
the convent
besonders
especially
gebrauchten
used
hoefischen
courtly, noble
die Taten
deeds
sagenhafter
remarkable
unternehmen
to undertake
ertrinken
to drown
erreichen
to reach
kaum militaerischen Erfolg
hardly any military success
die Verbindung
the connection
wurde gefoedert
was furthered
der Stamm
the branch (of people)/tribe
stammen
to descend
erwaehnen
to mention
die Vorfahren
predecessors
das Volk, die Voelker
the people(s)
trotzige Augen
beady eyes
kraeftige Leiber
powerful torsos (strong bodies)
sittender Germanen
traditional Germanic people
mussig
idle
die
Gastfreundlichkeit
hospitality
loblich
praiseworthy
begleiten
accompany
erobern
conquer
bis ins 4. Jahrhundert
up until the 4th Century
gegen Ende des...
at about the end of...
entkommen
escape
die Uebervoelkerung
the over-population
die Voeklerwanderung
immigration
zerfallen
fallen/felled
in Truemmern liegen
lay in ruins
gruenden
to found
die Heiden
the heathens/pagans
maechtiges
powerful
der bedeutendeste Herrscher
the most meaningful ruler
das Urbild
the image
die Herrscherkraft
ruling power
tapfer
brave
zu unterwerfen und zu bekehren
to put down/throw down and to convert
taufen
baptize
kroenen
crown
das Lehnswesen
the feudal system
aufteilen
to divide
die Grafen
the barons
Kriegsdienste leisten
to do military service
das Gesetz, die Gesetze-
the rule(s)
den Handel zu foerdern
to further trade
die Erziehung
education
beruehmte Gelehrte
famous educated peoples
(teachers)
seinen eigenen fraenkischen Dialekt
his own frankish dialect
stolz
proud