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Becoming Charlemagne

Jeff Sypeck

Becoming Charlemagne

Europe, Baghdad, and the empires of 800 A.D.

by Jeff Sypeck

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Published by ECCO in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Charlemagne, -- Emperor, -- 742-814 -- Influence,
  • Emperors -- France -- Biography,
  • Abbasids,
  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • Holy Roman Empire -- Foreign relations -- Middle East,
  • Middle East -- Foreign relations -- Holy Roman Empire,
  • Europe -- History -- 476-1492,
  • Islamic Empire -- History -- 750-1258

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJeff Sypeck.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination284 p. cm.
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20945846M
    ISBN 100060797061
    LC Control Number2006046460
    OCLC/WorldCa68694586

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Charlemagne’s early campaigns (): a diplomatic and military analysis. By Bernard S. Bachrach. Brill, ISBN: Charlemagne’s Early Campaigns is the first book-length study of Charlemagne at war and its focus on the period makes clear that the topic, for his forty-six year reign, is neglect of Charlemagne’s campaigns and the diplomacy that.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. How to Download Becoming Charlemagne: Press button "Download" or "Read Online" below and wait 20 seconds.Charlemagne (English: / ˈ ʃ ɑːr l ə m eɪ n, ˌ ʃ ɑːr l ə ˈ m eɪ n /; French: [ʃaʁləmaɲ]) or Charles the Great (2 April – 28 January ), numbered Charles I, was King of the Franks fromKing of the Lombards fromand Emperor of the Romans from During the Early Middle Ages, he united the majority of western and central was the first recognised Father: Pepin the Short.