RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 851981978 LA English. T1 Charlemagne. A1 Becher, Matthias., Bachrach, David S. (Tr.), PB Yale University Press PP [Place of publication not identified] YR 2003 SN 0300097964 9780300097962 AB Charlemagne, ruler of the Frankish kingdom from 768 to his death in 814, founded the first empire in western Europe after the fall of Rome. His court at Aix-la-Chapelle was a centre of classical learning and focus of the Carolingian Renaissance. This book is an introduction to his life and legend.