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Scope note
Refers to the period and style associated with the Vandals, a Germanic people who established a kingdom in North Africa and settled in Spain in the fifth and sixth centuries CE, and who are infamous for sacking parts of Gaul and Rome in 455. Vandal artistic style is characterized by decorative details developed in portable objects and the influence of Arian Christianity, of which they were ardent defenders.
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