If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be. — Thomas Jefferson

Charlemagne

742–814
Civilization: European — Frank
   Field of Renown:  monarch — Emperor
Era:  Carolingian

First Holy Roman Emperor. Unified most of Western Europe into a Frankish Empire.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Charlemagne  in  Stories from German History  by   Florence Aston
Two Charlemagnes  in  A Child's Book of Warriors  by  William Canton
Charlemagne  in  Stories from French History  by  Lena Dalkeith
Bertha of the Big Foot  in  Old Time Tales  by  Lawton B. Evans
Stories of Charlemagne  in  Old Time Tales  by  Lawton B. Evans
Merovings and Carlovings  in  France: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
Charlemagne and Christianity in  Germany: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
Charlemagne's Wars  in  The Story of Old France  by  H. A. Guerber
Charlemagne  in  Famous Men of the Middle Ages  by  John H. Haaren
Charlemagne  in  The Story of the Middle Ages  by  Samuel B. Harding
Charlemagne, 742-814  in  Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages  by  George Hodges
Charlemagne  in  Barbarian and Noble  by  Marion Florence Lansing
Charlemagne and Wittekind  in  Patriots and Tyrants  by  Marion Florence Lansing
Charlemagne  in  The History of Germany  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Reign of Charlemagne—The Early Holy Roman Empire  in  The Story of Europe  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Charlemagne and the Avars  in  Historical Tales: French  by  Charles Morris
Crowning of Charlemagne  in  Historical Tales: French  by  Charles Morris
Hero of Two Nations  in  The Discovery of New Worlds  by  M. B. Synge
Charlemagne is Crowned Emperor of the Romans  in  European Hero Stories  by  Eva March Tappan


Image Links


Charlemagne
 in Stories from German History

The Coronation of Charlemagne
 in Stories from German History

Stretched out a hand which this chief of the old heaths and woods grasped with a proud smile
 in A Child's Book of Warriors

Ralph in the Palace of Charlemagne
 in Stories of Charlemagne

The Ambassadors of King Marsilas
 in Stories of Charlemagne

Statue of Charlemagne
 in France: Peeps at History

Coronation of Charlemagne
 in The Story of Old France

The pope crowning Charlemagne
 in Famous Men of the Middle Ages

Charlemagne
 in Famous Men of the Middle Ages

The presents form Harun-al-Rashid
 in Famous Men of the Middle Ages

Charlemagne: This shows him as after ages thought of him
 in The Story of the Middle Ages

Charlemagne
 in Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages

The Coronation of Charlemagne at Rome
 in Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages

Charlemagne Presiding over the Palace School
 in Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages
Charlemagne
Charlemagne
 in Back Matter
Charlemagne at Witikind's Baptism
Charlemagne at Witikind's Baptism
 in Back Matter

Charlemagne
 in Back Matter

Charlemagne
 in Barbarian and Noble

Charlemagne
 in Barbarian and Noble

Charlemagne
 in Barbarian and Noble

So the twain are there dubbed knight, Courteous and brave and of great might
 in Page, Esquire, and Knight

The Emperor sits in an orchard wide, Roland and Oliver by his side
 in Page, Esquire, and Knight

I hate thee,' hissed Ganelon
 in Stories of Roland

The coronation of Charlemagne
 in Historical Tales: French

Charlemagne
 in History of the Church: Early Middle Ages

Charlemagne saw the Viking sails.
 in The Discovery of New Worlds

Coronation of Charlemagne
 in European Hero Stories

Charlemagne
 in European Hero Stories

Wittekind's Submission.
 in  Charlemagne