Carolingian Portraits: A Study in the Ninth Century

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University of Michigan Press, 1988 - History - 320 pages
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Recreates the 9th-century world of Charlemagne through portraits of outstanding figures of the age
 

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ESD has assembled a fine collection of short biographies that put a human face on what we know about this distant era. She reminds of both the similarities and the differences, which is important for the historian to keep in mind. Read full review

Contents

The Rise of the Carolingian Empire Charles the Great
1
Louis the Pious King and Emperor
20
Einhard of Selingenstadt
58
Amalar of Metz
92
Walagrid Strabo of Reichenau
121
Lupus of Ferrières
161
Hincmar of Reims
202
The Last Years of the Carolingian Empire
265
The Carolingian Line
285
The Popes of Rome
286
Table of Dates
287
List of Sources primary and secondary
296
Index
307
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