Life in the age of Charlemagne. by Peter Munz

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Published by Batsford, Putnam in London, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Charlemagne, Emperor, 742-814,
  • Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500,
  • France -- Civilization -- 700-1000

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [169]

Book details

SeriesEuropean life series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC73 .M85
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 176 p.
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4574726M
ISBN 100713415509
LC Control Number77108180
OCLC/WorldCa85069

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Charlemagne (English: / ˈ ʃ ɑːr l ə m eɪ n, ˌ ʃ ɑːr l ə ˈ m eɪ n /; French: [ʃaʁləmaɲ]) or Charles the Great (2 April – 28 January ), numbered Charles I, was King of the Franks fromKing of the Lombards fromand Emperor of the Romans from During the Early Middle Ages, he united the majority of western and central was the first recognised Coronation: 25 DecemberOld St.

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The Life of Charlemagne is an edited version from the original book Two Lives of Charlemagne. The author of the original biography is Einhard, who was his close friend and younger contemporary. He wrote this biography, after his death in CE to honor Charlemagne and his contributions to the Frankish dynasty.

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