Charlemagne's Courtier: The Complete Einhard (Readings in Medieval Civilizations & Cultures #3)

Among the readings included are several existing letters by Emma Einhard s wife , The Life of Charlemagne, and The History of His Relics The latter work transports us into an almost unknown world as Einhard, the cool rationalist, arranges for a relic salesman, a veritable bone seller, to acqui


An authoritative new life of one of the most important figures of history Charlemagne ruler of the vast Frankish kingdom from 768 to his death in 814 and Holy Roman emperor from the year 800 is considered the father of Europe He founded the first empire in western Europe after the fall of Rome, and