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Charlemagne's Courtier: The Complete Einhard (Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures) Paperback – February 1, 1998

ISBN-13: 978-1442601123 ISBN-10: 1442601124

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Product Details

  • Series: Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures (Book 3)
  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division (February 1, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1442601124
  • ISBN-13: 978-1442601123
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #497,995 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"This is the first really complete Einhard. Necessary for beginners and helpful for scholars." - Johannes Fried, University of Frankfurt

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Dutton has carefully gathered and translated every extant work of this famous biographer of Charlemagne.... [He] provides readers with a rare treat.

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18 of 18 people found the following review helpful By K Kennedy on April 6, 2000
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This wonderful volume provides a holistic collection of Einhard's writing with a detailed and indepth introduction. Dutton provides a solid historical background for Einhard and the society he lived in. Einhard's works offer a wonderful view of life in the middle ages. His biography of Charlemagne is stylized, yet demonstrates the concerns of state, the expectation of an emperor's subjects, and the role of the courtier in Carolingian Gaul. Einhard second major work, a treatise on the holy martyrs, brings the faith and practice of medieval Christianity to life. All of the works are tied together by Einhard's touching letters. These letters bring the man's character to life. They demonstrate not only the responsibilities of a courtier, land owner, and abbot, but also his love for his family, his faith and the religious crisis he experienced when the two clashed. Every student of medieval history will benifit from reading this book.
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