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Charlemagne

Author: Derek Wilson
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An absorbing biography of the great leader who was the bridge between ancient and modern Europe -- the first major study in more than twenty-five years. Charlemagne was an extraordinary figure: an ingenious military strategist, a wise but ruthless leader, a cunning politician, and a devout believer who ensured the survival of Christianity in the West. He also believed himself above the rules of the church, siring
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilson, Derek A.
Charlemagne.
New York : Doubleday : c2006
(OCoLC)607856394
Online version:
Wilson, Derek A.
Charlemagne.
New York : Doubleday : c2006
(OCoLC)627899243
Named Person: Charlemagne, Emperor; Charlemagne, Emperor
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Wilson
ISBN: 0385516703 9780385516709
OCLC Number: 60500394
Description: xxv, 226 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Charlemagne the man --
Charlemagne the Emperor --
Charlemagne the myth.
Responsibility: Derek Wilson.
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"An absorbing biography of the great leader who was the bridge between ancient and modern Europe -- the first major study in more than twenty-five years. Charlemagne was an extraordinary figure: an ingenious military strategist, a wise but ruthless leader, a cunning politician, and a devout believer who ensured the survival of Christianity in the West. He also believed himself above the rules of the church, siring bastards across Europe, and coldly ordering the execution of 4,500 prisoners. Derek Wilson shows how this complicated, fascinating man married the military might of his army to the spiritual force of the Church in Rome, thereby forging Western Christendom. This is a remarkable portrait of Charlemagne and of the intricate political, religious, and cultural world he dominated."--Publisher's website.

Details the life, character, and military and political accomplishments of late eighth and early ninth-century Roman Emperor Charlemagne describing how he united the European nations bringing them out of the Dark Ages.

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