Two Lives of Charlemagne

Two revealingly different accounts of the life of the most important figure of the Roman EmpireCharlemage, 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 per


An authoritative new life of one of the most important figures of history Charlemagne ruler of the vast Frankish kingdom from 768 to his death in 814 and Holy Roman emperor from the year 800 is considered the father of Europe He founded the first empire in western Europe after the fall of Rome, and