Castles of Europe from Charlemagne to the Renaissance by Anderson, William

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Bibliography: p. 296-297.

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Statementby William Anderson. Photos. by Wim Swaan. Foreword by John Hackett.
LC ClassificationsD910.5 .A53 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4463411M
LC Control Number79127031

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(New York: Harper & Brothers, ) On the life of Charlemagne, also see online, The Monk of Saint Gall: The Life of Charlemagne. Einhard wrote in imitation of the Roman biographer Suetonius (cafter CE), especially his Life of Augustus, which is also online.

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Its object is to give as adequate an account as is possible in one volume of the chief changes in western Europe since the German barbarians overcame the armies of the Roman Empire and set up states of their own, out of which the present countries of France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Spain, the.Charlemagne born.

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