Emperor of the West: Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire

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Through his foreign conquests and internal reforms, Charlemagne is a defining figure of both Western Europe and the Middle Ages. Crowned king of the Franks in 768, he expanded their kingdoms into an empire that incorporated much of western and central Europe, recreating a single Christian imperium in the heartlands of the old Western Roman empire for the first time since the decline and fall of that polity in the late fifth century AD. After his imperial coronation Charlemagne was seen as a rival, in power and majesty, of ...

Emperor of the West: Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire 2011, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9780857381620

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Emperor of the West: Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire 2010, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781849161909

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