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Becoming Charlemagne : Europe, Baghdad, and the empires of 800 A.D.

Author: Jeff Sypeck
Publisher: New York : ECCO, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the year 800, Pope Leo III placed the crown of imperial Rome on a Germanic king named Karl. Thus, the man later hailed as Charlemagne claimed his empire and forever shaped the destiny of Europe.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Charlemagne, Emperor; Charlemagne, Emperor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Sypeck
ISBN: 0060797061 9780060797065
OCLC Number: 762170472
Description: xx, 284 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Empires --
A Rome yet to be : Aachen, A.D. 796 --
An empress of Byzantium : Constantinople, A.D. 797 --
Sowing the seeds of empire : Tours, A.D. 796-798 --
Daybreak in the city of peace : Baghdad, A.D. 797-799 --
The merchants of Ashkenaz : Francia, A.D. 797-799 --
Emperor --
Blood of the martyrs : Rome and Paderborn, A.D. 799 --
Prayers and plots : Francia, A.D. 799-800 --
Karl, crowned by God / Rome, A.D. 800 --
An elephant at Aachen : Ifriqiya to Aachen, A.D. 801-802 --
Little men at the end of all things : Verdun, A.D. 843.
Responsibility: Jeff Sypeck.

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In the year 800, Pope Leo III placed the crown of imperial Rome on a Germanic king named Karl. Thus, the man later hailed as Charlemagne claimed his empire and forever shaped the destiny of Europe.

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