Two Lives of Charlemagne

Two Lives of Charlemagne

Written by: Einhard
Written by: Notker the Stammerer
Introduction by:
Edited by:
Translated by:

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140455052
  • 160 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Two revealingly different accounts of the life of the most important figure of the Roman Empire

Charlemage ?known as the father of Europe?was one of the most powerful and dynamic of all medieval rulers. The biographies brought together here provide a rich and varied portrait of the king from two perspectives: that of Einhard, a close friend and adviser, and of Notker, a monastic scholar and musician writing fifty years after Charlemagne?s death.
Two Lives of Charlemagne

Two Lives of Charlemagne

Written by: Einhard, Written by: Notker the Stammerer, Introduction by: David Ganz, Edited by: David Ganz, Translated by: David Ganz

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