The Carolingian Empire

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University of Toronto Press, Jan 1, 1978 - History - 196 pages
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A classic account of Charles the Great and the heyday of Frankish rule in Europe, evaluating the achievements and failures of the empire which has been called ?the first Europe.? Reprinted from the 1968 edition, translation first published in 1957.

  

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This is another of the many great books about the Middle Ages I was referred to by Norman F. Cantor in "the inventing of the middle ages". I doubt I would ever have come across this book without the ... Read full review

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Reading this book, besides the fact that I find the subject terribly boring, was pure torture. Do not read it if you want to keep your sanity. Read full review

Contents

Introduction i
1
Charles The Great
25
The Imperial Title
47
The Court Scholars
79
Nobles and Officials
104
The Poor
144
The last years of Charles The Great
177
Index
189
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Heinrich von Fichtenau was an Austrian medievalist best known for his studies of medieval diplomatics, social and intellectual history.