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Charlemagne's Courtier

Charlemagne's Courtier: The Complete Einhard

edited and translated by PAUL EDWARD DUTTON
Copyright Date: 1998
Edition: 2
Pages: 199
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/j.ctt2ttvh3
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    Charlemagne's Courtier
    Book Description:

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

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-0244-1
    Subjects: History

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-v)
  3. LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS
    (pp. vi-vi)
  4. PREFACE
    (pp. vii-x)
  5. AN INTRODUCTION TO EINHARD
    (pp. xi-xli)

    Einhard and Charlemagne have traveled through history together, at least as we have always imagined them, the little biographer and his towering subject. Their relationship has always struck observers, including Einhard himself, as that of a nurturing father and his adopted son. But it would do no harm for us to scratch a little at the varnish that lies thick and yellowing over this familiar portrait. Beneath it the searcher may come upon another image, the one that too often lies hidden behind the figure of Charlemagne himself, even in the title of this collection of readings. The adventurous reader...

  6. SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR STUDENTS
    (pp. xlii-lii)
  7. REFLECTIONS ON EINHARD:

    • 1. SOME REFLECTIONS ON EINHARD BY HIS CONTEMPORARIES
      (pp. 1-12)
  8. THE WORKS OF EINHARD:

    • 2. THE LIFE OF CHARLEMAGNE
      (pp. 15-40)
    • 3. THE CHARTERS
      (pp. 41-62)
    • 4. ART AND ARCHITECTURE
      (pp. 63-68)
    • 5. THE TRANSLATION AND MIRACLES OF THE BLESSED MARTYRS, MARCELLINUS AND PETER
      (pp. 69-130)
    • 6. THE COLLECTED LETTERS
      (pp. 131-165)
    • 7. THE CORRESPONDENCE WITH LUPUS OF FERRIÈRES, INCLUDING ‘ON THE ADORATION OF THE CROSS’
      (pp. 166-186)
  9. INDEX
    (pp. 187-199)