Emperor of the West: Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire :: Hywel Williams soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Quercus, 2010, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Colour photographs; Maps; References;
From the cover: The achievements and legacy of the emperor Charlemagne have had an enduring impact on Europes history and civilization for over a thousand years. Crowned a king of the Franks in 768, he expanded their kingdom into an imperial order that incorporated much of western and central Europe. Charlemagne recreated a single Christian imperium in the heartlands of the Western Roman Empire for the first time since the decline and fall of that power in the fifth century. Aft…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Previous owners’ name & date to the first blank.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xx) 460 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
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