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The Carolingians

Pierre RichГ©

The Carolingians

A Family Who Forged Europe

by Pierre RichГ©

  • 316 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Pennsylvania Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • History: World,
  • Medieval World History (Circa 450 - Circa 1450),
  • Europe,
  • Carolingians,
  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • France,
  • History,
  • Middle Ages,
  • To 987

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Idomir Allen (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8004646M
    ISBN 100812230620
    ISBN 109780812230628

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The Carolingians is a book about the Carolingians, a Frankish ruling dynasty. Carolingian rulers include Otto I and Charlemagne. This book describes the Carolingians and their impact on European society. It is an invaluable reference for readers wishing to learn about the Carolingians and their role in medieval Europe.4/5.

The book, as it's title implies, is an examination of each of the members of the Carolingians (looking at them as a royal line), with whole sections of the text dedicated to Pippin, Loius the Pious, Charles the Bald, and, of course, Charlemagne by:   The Carolingians book Description At its height, the Carolingian empire spanned a million square kilometres of western Europe as the largest political unit for centuries.

This comprehensive survey traces the empire's history from its origins aroundthrough its expansion in the eighth century, to the struggle to hold it together in the by: The Carolingians A Family Who Forged Europe Pierre Riché.

Translated by Michael The Carolingians book Allen. pages | 6 x 9 | 9 illus. Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ A volume in the Middle Ages Series "Riché has managed to make an often confusing period of history accessible to the reader, and this is a considerable achievement."—.

A brief treatment of the Carolingians follows. For full treatment, see France: The Carolingians. The family came to power as hereditary mayors of the palace of the Frankish kingdom of Austrasia, and, by the time of Pippin II of Herstal (French Héristal), who became mayor of the palace inthey had reduced their nominal Merovingian kings to mere figureheads.

Pierre Riché traces the emergence of Europe from the seventh to the early eleventh century, the period that witnessed the rise, fall, and revival of the Carolinian Empire. It was during this time the first contours of a broad new civilization and the first visible signs of European unity are the seventh century Europe was simply a geographic term; as Isidore of Seville 5/5(1).

Get this from a library. After the Carolingians: re-defining manuscript illumination in the 10th and 11th centuries. [Beatrice E Kitzinger; Joshua O'Driscoll;] -- A volume that introduces new sources and offers fresh perspectives on a key era of transition, this book is of value to art historians and historians alike.

From the dissolution of the Carolingian. This book presents an historical overview of the Frankish realms in Central Europe during the Carolingian period.

Against this background Part II of the book examines the cultural inventory deposited by the scribal culture in Central Europe as represented by manuscripts, crystals, ivories and gem encrusted liturgical art.

Part III deals with such examples of Carolingian wall painting and 1/5(1). This pioneering book studies the function and status of the written word in Carolingian society in France and Germany in the eighth- and ninth-centuries.

It demonstrates that literacy was by no means confined to a clerical élite, but was dispersed in lay society and used for government and administration, and for ordinary legal transactions. The Frankish Kingdoms Under the Carolingians book. The Frankish Kingdoms Under the Carolingians DOI link for The Frankish Kingdoms Under the Carolingians The Frankish Kingdoms Under the Carolingians book.

By. Carolingian Empire: Selected full-text books and articles. The Carolingian Empire By Heinrich Fichtenau; Peter Munz Blackwell, Read preview Overview. The Era of Charlemagne: Frankish State and Society By Stewart C. Easton; Helene Wieruszowski Robert. This pioneering book studies the function and status of the written word in Carolingian society in France and Germany in the eighth and ninth centuries.

It demonstrates that literacy was by no means confined to a clerical élite, but was dispersed in lay society and used for government and administration, as well as for ordinary legal transactions among the peoples of the Frankish kingdom.5/5(2). Carolingian genre: new releases and popular books, including The Carolingian World by Marios Costambeys, Les Origines de l'économie occidentale, IVe-XIe.

Carolingian Culture. Walafrid Strabo, of St. Gall: on Gardening, copyrighted Eckehard of St. Gall: Chronicle. The Life of Liutberga, 9th Century, trans. Jo Ann McNamara, full text.; Hucbald: In Praise of Bald Men: a translation of Ecloga de Calvis [At Comitatus] A work of the the Carolingian Renaissance, and poem composed entirely of words beginning with the letter "c".

This book offers ideas about the processes of political and cultural change in the early Middle Ages. The main focus is on relations between the centre and periphery of the Carolingian empire, in particular on the development of Brittany as a territorial principality in the ninth and tenth centuries.

A major theme is the interaction of Carolingian imperial policies, Frankish aristocratic. This book is an essay. If you are specialized in history and are familiar at least to the intermediate level, with the history of the 5th to 7th centuries, this is a good thing.

If you are someone who is interested in the subject (which would probably be the reason why you would buy it) but have not read much on the period, I would recommend /5(6). The Carolingian Empire (–) was a large Frankish-dominated empire in western and central Europe during the early Middle was ruled by the Carolingian dynasty, which had ruled as kings of the Franks since and as kings of the Lombards in Italy from Inthe Frankish king Charlemagne was crowned emperor in Rome by Pope Leo III in an effort to transfer the Roman Empire.

The book is half way between an academic work and a general readership work. There are no foot or end notes, thank goodness. However, there are 63 pages of primary and secondary resource references.

The only direct references occur when an ancient text is cited. This makes the book more readable for the general s:   Constantine’s Legacy (The Carolingians Series Book 1) - Kindle edition by Courtright, Rhobin Lee. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Constantine’s Legacy (The Carolingians Series Book Author: Rhobin Lee Courtright. The Frankish Kingdoms Under the Carolingians book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Rosamond McKitterick examines the ent 4/5.

This book is about the economy of the Carolingian empire ( ), which extended from the Pyrenees and the northern shores of the Mediterranean to the North Sea, and from the Atlantic coast to the Elbe and Saale rivers. It is the first comprehensive evaluation of the topic to appear in English in over twenty years.

Aspects of land and people, agrarian production and technique, craft and 4/5(1).The Carolingians came from a long line of bishops, religious leaders in the Roman Catholic Church, so Charles was loyal to the church. He defended the Pope in Rome when needed and had a famous campaign against the Saxons.

Charles demanded that the pagan Saxons convert to Christianity, those who refused were beheaded, over 4, in one day. The Carolingians were a major factor in making it possible for what had survived to that time surving into the Reaaissance era. Nice book. Scholarly, and well by: