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Carolingian Portraits: A Study in the Ninth Century (1962)

by Eleanor Shipley Duckett

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ESD has assembled a fine collection of short biographies that put a human face on what we know about this distant era. She reminds of both the similarities and the differences, which is important for the historian to keep in mind. ( )
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THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED TO

CORNELIA AND THOMAS MENDENHALL
OF SMITH COLLEGE

for their interest in medieval studies
and in those who work therein
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On January 28, 814, at nine o'clock in the morning, Charles the Great, "Most Serene Majesty, crowned by God, Emperor great and pacific, governing the Roman Empire and by God's mercy king of the Franks and of the Lombards, " died of pleurisy in his Palace at Aachen in West Germany, between the Meuse and the Rhine. He was seventy-one years old.
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Short biographies of some important figures in the early Carolingian Empire with framing contextual chapters.
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Recreates the 9th-century world of Charlemagne through portraits of outstanding figures of the age

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