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Charlemagne in Spain.

Barton Sholod

Charlemagne in Spain.

The cultural legacy of Roncesvalles.

by Barton Sholod

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Published by Droz in Genève .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Charlemagne, Emperor, 742-814 -- Romances -- History and criticism,
  • Chanson de Roland,
  • Roland (Legendary character) -- Romances -- History and criticism,
  • Roncesvalles, Battle of, Spain, 778, in literature,
  • Epic poetry, French -- History and criticism,
  • Knights and knighthood in literature

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHistoire des idées et critique littéraire
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1522 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p.
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5573024M
    LC Control Number67082622

    In Book Two of Einhard’s biography entitled “The Wars and Political Affairs of Charlemagne” which is a summary catalogue of Carolingian foreign affairs during the emperor’s reign, there is an entry which details the Spanish expedition. This was within seventy .   Synopsis. Charlemagne, also known as Charles I and Charles the Great, was born around A.D., likely in what is now Belgium. Crowned King of the Franks in , Charlemagne expanded the Frankish.

    Charlemagne's First Spanish Campaign (also known as the Roncesvalles Campaign) ()Charlemagne agreed to aid the Muslim governor of Barcelona in his conflict against the Emir of Cordoba, worried that Cordoba posed a threat to the Frankish province of Aquitaine, led his army over the Pyrenees Mountains into Spain. The Franks won a few. From his father, Charlemagne inherited only a part of the Frankish kingdom - little more than half of modern France and the Low Countries. Before his astonishing career had ended, he had conquered half of Europe and his armies had marched through Italy, Germany, and Spain.

      Even today, the Catalan language spoken in this part of Spain is more closely-related to French than it is to Spanish. As Charlemagne’s empire was collapsing, various dukes and lords in the Spanish March broke off and laid the foundations for what would become the Spanish region of Catalunya. The first sputterings of the Renaissance came about during Charlemagne’s reign.   Charlemagne himself was present at the consecration of the second Abby Church of St. Nazarius in The Lorsch Gospels apparently was the last extant in a series of ceremonial manuscripts produced at the Court of Charlemagne. The book was written and illuminated in Aachen before Charlemagne’s death in , probably about


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book for this volume is Charlemagne's ill-fated incursion into Spain in Charlemagne and his Legend in Early Spanish Literature and Historiography. Book Description: The historical point of departure for this volume is Charlemagne's ill-fated incursion into Spain in After an unsuccessful siege of Zaragoza, the king of the Franks directed his army north and on his passage through the Pyrenees, he turned his wrath on Pamplona, destroying the Basque city and its walls.

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book results. “Charlemagne” is a little book ( pages) about a man who casts a very big shadow across European history. I only knew that he was the original King of France (wrong!) and the first Holy Roman Emperor/5(51).

Divided into five books focused on the individual aspects of the life and reign of Charlemagne, the work provides an account of the evolution of the Carolingian Dynasty, the political aspirations of Charlemagne’s reign, his personal life and character, and the.

Spain in the second half of the eighth century was a place of splintered kingdoms, divided loyalties, and conflicting magne, dreaming of easy conquests and religious glory, stepped right into the steaming pile of it, and ended up leaving his boot behind when he tried to scrape it clean.

Charlemagne (c), also known as Karl and Charles the Great, was a medieval emperor who ruled much of Western Europe from to InCharlemagne. Charlemagne, king of the Franks (–), king of the Lombards (–), and first emperor (–) of what was later called the Holy Roman Empire.

His feats as a ruler, both real and imagined, served as a standard to which many European rulers looked for guidance in defining and discharging their royal functions. Charlemagne - Charlemagne - Military campaigns: The first three decades of Charlemagne’s reign were dominated by military campaigns, which were prompted by a variety of factors: the need to defend his realm against external foes and internal separatists, a desire for conquest and booty, a keen sense of opportunities offered by changing power relationships, and an urge to spread Christianity.

Unfortunate news from home forced Charlemagne to leave Spain. While crossing the Pyrenees a part of his army met with serious disaster.

The rear guard, led by Roland, was ambushed in a narrow valley near Roncesvalles by the Basques and slaughtered to the last man. Biography outlining the life and times of German king Charlemagne, who founded the Holy Roman Empire and fostered a cultural renaissance in the western Europe of the late s.

Charlemagne EPUB — in. The emir Abderamene in Spain, having shaken off the yoke of the caliph of the Saracens, inand established his kingdom at Cordova, and other emirs in Spain setting up independency, Charlemagne, inmarched as far as the Ebro and Saragossa, conquered Barcelona, Gironne, and many other places, and returned triumphant.

Becoming king of the Franks inCharlemagne had a significant impact on theshape and character of medieval Europe. He embarked on several military campaigns across the continent, from Saxony in modern-day Germany to northern Italy and northern Spain, extending the Frankish kingdom and converting conquered territories to Christianity.

Charlemagne also fought a number of times against the Arabs in Spain. He not only prevented them from settling in Southern France, as they had tried to do in the time of Charles Martel; but he won from them a strip of their own country south of the Pyrenees Mountains.

The involvement of Jews in the slave trade under the protection of Charlemagne and his son, Louis the Pious is also notable. See the following citation taken from an article published in The Occidental Observer by Andrew Joyce, Agobard of Lyon and The Origins of the Hostile Elite: “Bachrach describes the Jews of Lyon as “militant, aggressive, and powerful,” and notes that Louis and his.

Charlemagne: From The Hammer to The Cross by Richard Winston is a good read. I just finished it a few weeks ago. It was written inand the author is clearly of the WW2 generation.

It was a bit jarring, but effective, to come upon Charlemagne's "final solution to the Saxon question."Missing: Spain. Years ago, when Charlemagne had just begun his campaign against Muslim Spain, Marsilla had sent requests for help to Baligant, the tremendously powerful emir of Babylon.

It takes him a while to get around to it, but Baligant does at last fit out a great flotilla to go to Spain to help his vassal Marsilla. The most important study of Charlemagne in a generation, this biography by distinguished medievalist Alessandro Barbero illuminates both the man and the world in which he lived.

Charles the Great--Charlemagne--reigned from a.d. to a.d. At the time if his death, his empire stretched across Europe to include Bavaria, Saxony, parts of Spain, and Italy. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sholod, Barton.

Charlemagne in Spain. Genève, Droz, (OCoLC)Book Description: This book explores the multiplicity of ways in which the Charlemagne legend was recorded in Latin texts of the central and later Middle Ages, moving beyond some of the earlier canonical "raw materials", such as Einhard's Vita Karoli Magni, to .Charlemagne marched against Spain in but failed to defeat the Muslims.

During the retreat to France, a group of mountain people known as the Basques ambushed and destroyed part of Charlemagne's army. A famous epic about Charlemagne called the Song of .