Carolingian Chronicles: Royal Frankish Annals and Nithard's Histories

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University of Michigan Press, 1970 - History - 235 pages
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The most comprehensive contemporaneous record of the rise and fall of the Carolingian Empire
 

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Good translation, and very well annotated. As someone below remarked, not a book to read for the general reader, but then again I don't see why a "general reader" would read a translation of an early mediaeval manuscript. It's not like they wrote detective novels back then...

Contents

Introduction
1
Italy on the Eve of Carolingian Intervention
41
Saxony
52
Campaigns in and beyond Pannonia
72
Central Regions of the Empire
79
The Carolingian Empire at the Death of Charlemagne in 814
98
Sites of the Conflicts between Louis the Pious and His Sons
132
Notes
175
Bibliography
213
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