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The life of Charlemagne

Author: Einhard; Lewis Thorpe
Publisher: London : Folio Society, 1970.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Sources
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Einhard, approximately 770-840.
Life of Charlemagne.
London : Folio Society, 1970
(OCoLC)777354096
Named Person: Charlemagne, Emperor; Charlemagne, Emperor; Charlemagne, Emperor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Einhard; Lewis Thorpe
ISBN: 0850670306 9780850670301
OCLC Number: 2843042
Notes: Translation of Vita Caroli.
"The cipher of Charlemagne used on the binding and endpapers is taken from a document dated 774."
Description: 88 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, genealogical table ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Charlemagne, King and emperor. The military campaigns ; Diplomacy and administration ; The Carolingian renaissance --
Einhard the Frank --
The vita caroli of Einhard --
The life of Charlemagne --
Walahfrid Strabo's Prologue --
Einhard's introduction --
Book I : The early Carolingians --
Book II : The wars and political affairs of Charlemagne --
Book III : The Emperor's private life --
Book IV : The Emperor's last years and death --
Book V : Charlemagne's last will and testament --
Map of the lands of the franks --
Genealogy of the Carolingians --
Sources of illustrations.
Other Titles: Vita Karoli Magni imperatoris.
Responsibility: Einhard the Frank ; translated and with an introduction by Lewis Thorpe.

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