The Life of Charlemagne

Front Cover, 2006 - History - 76 pages
A remarkable biographical account by Einhard. It narrates in detail Charlemagne's legendary rise to power, his coronation as the Roman Emperor and his military movements. Einhard has superbly captured both the public and private life of this great ruler. A true classic, it is a sure treat for history lovers.

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

This small volume,written in the 9th century by a member of Charlemagne's court, provides a glimpse of the leader's life. While it lacks the sophistication of modern biographies, its importance lies ... Read full review

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Einhard was part of Charlemagne's retinue, and wrote this brief account of the great king's career as an obligation to history. No earth shattering revelations, modern histories have far richer ... Read full review

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