Essays Tagged: "Einhard"

Einhard's The Life of Charlemagne

the history books, so are the biases which they each present. We see one example of these biases in Einhard's The Life of Charlemagne in which this adviser and close friend to the great Frankish king ... and close friend to the great Frankish king gives his history of Charlemagne's life. One issue that Einhard repeatedly touches on is the virtually uninterrupted series of wars that the Frankish Kingdo ...

(4 pages) 129 1 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

Einhard's Life of Charlemagne

Einhard's Life of Charlemagne is a primary source document that shows how Charlemagne relied on Roma ... to gain or keep control of such a large empire without relying on aspects from his triple heritage.Einhard wrote that Charlemagne, "used to wear the national, that is to say, the Frank, dress-next hi ... d(sp) sword, but only on great feast-days or at the reception of ambassadors from foreign nations" (Einhard 23). Dressing as a traditionalGermanic warrior surely would have garnered Charlemagne the re ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Essay is about Charles the Great's accomplishments

Einhard's biography portrays Charlemagne as a strong leader who unified Western Europe through his m ... st of his adult life, he was constantly occupied with wars and extending the borders of his empire. Einhard takes up more than half of his biography writing about various battles that Charlemagne was ... came" (286).One of the reasons why Charlemagne undertook so many wars was for religious reasons. In Einhard's biography it says that Charlemagne's father, Pepin, had waged a war against the Lombards " ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Charlemagne 2

In spite of the biographical nature of Einhard's Life of Charlemagne, a lot can be learned about the key aspects of Frankish society. Durin ... e Frankish Empire, we are able to learn a great deal about these aspects of Frankish society. Since Einhard, Charlemagne's biographer was a member of Charlemagne's court, much of what is learned about ... harlemagne and his father, Pepin's, reigns, basis of political authority did not lie with the king. Einhard writes, "It had really lost all power years before and it no longer possessed anything at al ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Charelemaign

The Relationship of Political and Religious Societies in the Age of Charlemagne, Based of Einhard's The life of Charlemagne sections 15-33 Matt Diggs III "He was especially concerned ... that everything in the church be carried out with the greatest possible dignity." Einhard, in his The Life of Charlemagne, makes clear the fundamental integration of politics and rel ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

15 Century History

trictions placed on them by their responsibilities to the peasants, as well as the church. Einhard's work, The Life Of Charlemagne, offers some excellent information about the restrictions pl ... church of Saint Peter but to decorate and enrich it out of his resources above all other churches (Einhard, qtd. in Kishlansky: 129.) This quote illustrates the aristocracy's responsibility to the Ch ...

(6 pages) 423 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

15 Century History

trictions placed on them by their responsibilities to the peasants, as well as the church. Einhard's work, The Life Of Charlemagne, offers some excellent information about the restrictions pl ... church of Saint Peter but to decorate and enrich it out of his resources above all other churches (Einhard, qtd. in Kishlansky: 129.) This quote illustrates the aristocracy's responsibility to the Ch ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Life of Charlemagne

In Einhard’s biography of Charlemagne, Life of Charlemagne, Einhard gives us a description of the ... arlemagne, Einhard gives us a description of the emperor Charlemagne and the time that he lived in. Einhard was a close friend and advisor to Charlemagne, and knew much about the emperor. Insights int ...

(2 pages) 15 1 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Two Lives of Charlemage

l medieval rulers. The book The Two Lives of Charlemagne translated by Lewis Thorpe brings together Einhard's Vita Caroli and Notker the Stammerer's De Carolo Magno; two biographies that retell the li ... li and Notker the Stammerer's De Carolo Magno; two biographies that retell the life of Charlemagne. Einhard was sent to Charlemagne's court in the 790s where he became a close friend of Charlemagne an ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Charlemagne

puted ruler of the Frankish kingdom. We are not exactly sure when Charlemagne was born as quoted by Einhard"It would be folly, I think, to write a word concerning Charles' birth and infancy, or even h ... , and lastly of his administration and death, omitting nothing worth knowing or necessary to know."-EinhardBut it is believed that he was born in the year 742 in the town of Aachen in modern day Germa ...

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers