Religion and Politics in German History: From the Beginnings to the French Revolution

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Eyck shows how the Germanic peoples, through their ability to assimilate ancient cultures, were able to act as a link between classical and medieval civilization, and how the popes in the mid-eighth century chose the Germanic Franks as protectors against their Italian enemies, resulting in the coronation of Charlemagne as Roman emperor by the pope in 800 AD. Reformed by the pious emperor Henry III, the strengthened papacy was no longer prepared to accept a subordinate status to the emperor and insisted on its independence; ...

Religion and Politics in German History: from the Beginnings to the French Revolution 1998, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333710944

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Religion and Politics in German History: From the Beginnings to the French Revolution 1998, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312211301

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