Charlemagne

Charlemagne

Derek Wilson


An soaking up biography of the good chief who was once the bridge among historical and glossy Europe — the 1st significant learn in additional than twenty-five years.Charlemagne was once a rare determine: an creative army strategist, a smart yet ruthless chief, a crafty flesh presser, and a religious believer who ensured the survival of Christianity within the West. He additionally believed himself above the foundations of the church, siring bastards throughout Europe, and coldly ordering the execution of 4,500 prisoners. Derek Wilson indicates how this advanced, interesting guy married the army may possibly of his military to the religious strength of the Church in Rome, thereby forging Western Christendom. this can be a extraordinary portrait of Charlemagne and of the difficult political, spiritual, and cultural global he ruled.

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