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Two Lives of Charlemagne

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ISBN-10: 0140455051

ISBN-13: 9780140455052

Edition: 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Einhard, Notker the Stammerer Staff, David Ganz, Notker the Stammerer, David Ganz

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Two revealingly different accounts of the life of the most important figure of the Roman Empire CHARLEMAGNE known as the father of Europewas 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 Charlemagnes death.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Einhardwas born of noble parents in the Main valley around 770 AD and was sent in the 790s to the court of Charlemagne. Notker Babbulus(The Stammerer) was born near the monastery of St. Gall, in Switzerland, around 840. He wrote his account of Charlemagne for Emperor Charles the Fat between 884 and 887. David Ganzis a professor of paleography at Kings College, London.

Further Reading
The Family of Charlemagne
Einhard: The Life of Charlemagne
Notker the Stammerer: The Deeds of Charlemagne