Charlemagne and Roland: A Novel - Massie, Allan

A truly European monarch, Charlemagne was king of the Franks from 768 to 814 and for some of that time king of the Lombards, too. From 800, when at Mass on Christmas day in Rome, Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne Imperator Romanorum (Emperor of the Romans) he became the renewer of the Western Empire, which had expired in the 5th century. His dual ...

Charlemagne and Roland: A Novel 2007, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297850694