For the Lombard state of the eighth century, the arimanni were the most trusted dependents of the king and were more than mere soldiers.
Related term(s): Gardingi; Buccellarii; Antrustions; Leudes
Category: Military - General
Source information: Contamine, Phillippe. War in the Middle Ages. trans. Michael Jones. Oxford: Basil Blackwell Ltd, 1984. 21.