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Title Two lives of Charlemagne / Einhard and Notker the Stammerer ; translated with an introduction and notes by David Ganz.
Author Einhard, approximately 770-840.
Publication London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2008.
Description xx, 131 pages : geneaological table, map ; 20 cm.
Call # 944.01 E
Series Penguin classics
Penguin classics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-131).
Note Translated from the Latin.
Summary "Einhard's Life of Charlemagne is an absorbing chronicle of one of the most powerful and dynamic of all medieval rulers, written by a close friend and adviser. In elegant prose it describes Charlemagne's personal life, details his achievements in reviving learning and the arts, recounts his military successes, and depicts one of the defining moments in European history: Charlemagne's coronation as emperor in Rome on Christmas Day 800. By contrast, Notker's account, written some decades after Charlemagne's death, is a collection of anecdotes rather than a presentation of historical facts. In these stories, which merge into fiction, Charlemagne is already half way to becoming the legendary figure of later medieval epics"--Publisher's description.
Contents General introduction --- Chronology --- The family of Charlemagne --- The life of Charlemagne / Einhard -- The deeds of Charlemagne / Notker the Stammerer.
Subject Charlemagne, Emperor, 742-814.
Charlemagne, Emperor, 742-814. (OCoLC)fst00034181
Holy Roman Empire -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
Kings and rulers. (OCoLC)fst00987694
Europe -- Holy Roman Empire. (OCoLC)fst01205344
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Early works. (OCoLC)fst01411636
Addl. Author Ganz, David, 1970-
Notker, Balbulus, approximately 840-912.
Container of (expression): Einhard, approximately 770-840. Vita Karoli Magni imperatoris. English (Ganz)
Container of (expression): Notker, Balbulus, approximately 840-912. Gesta Caroli Magni. English (Ganz)
Related To Online version: Einhard, approximately 770-840. Two lives of Charlemagne. London ; New York : Penguin, 2008 (OCoLC)648366952
ISBN 0140455051 (pbk.) :
9780140455052 (pbk.) :

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