Charlemagne's Early Campaigns (768-777): A Diplomatic and Military Analysis

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BRILL, Feb 15, 2013 - History - 744 pages
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Charlemagne's Early Campaigns is the first book-length study of Charlemagne at war. The neglect of this subject has truncated our understanding of the Carolingian empire and the military success of its leader, a true equal of Frederick the Great and Napoleon.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Charlemagne and Carloman
108
Opportunities and Problems
139
Phase One
177
4 The Unwanted War
246
5 The Siege of Pavia
310
6 The Fall of Pavia and Its Aftermath
374
Phase Two
427
8 The Friuli Diversion
473
9 The End of the Saxon War
510
10 Integration of the Saxon Territory
566
Conclusions
631
Bibliography
654
Index
691
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