Matter of France: Carolingian Dynasty, Characters in Orlando Innamorato and Orlando Furioso, Characters in the Song of Roland
Author: Books LLC
Publisher: General Books LLC
Release Date: August 14, 2011
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 78. Chapters: Charlemagne, Battle of Tours, Aachen, Hippogriff, Roland, Oberon, Orlando Furioso, Chanson de geste, Battle of Roncevaux Pass, Morgan le Fay, Fierrabras, Codex Calixtinus, La Geste de Garin de Monglane, Paladin, Alcina, Renaud de Montauban, Historia Caroli Magni, Ariodante, Bevis of Hampton, Girart de Roussillon, Fierabras, Ogier the Dane, Girart de Vienne, Orlando Innamorato, Abul-Abbas, Doon, Bayard, The Nonexistent Knight, Ferra, Three Hearts and Three Lions, Astolfo, Orlando finto pazzo, Garin le Loherain, Galiens li Restor s, Yde et Olive, Olifant, Ganelon, Agolant, Doon de Mayence, Valentine and Orson, Angelica, Joyeuse, Rodomonte, Almace, Maugris, Macaire, Morgante, Ferragut, Naimon, Karlamagn?'s saga, Carmen de Prodicione Guenonis, Atlantes, Charlot, Pr cieuse, Duke Aymon, Gramimond, Sorel, Tencendur, Tach brun, Passecerf, Barbamouche, Sautperdu, Gaignun, Marmorie, Murgleys, Hauteclere. Excerpt: Charlemagne (, also; French pronunciation: German: Latin: , meaning Charles the Great; possibly 742 - 28 January 814) was King of the Franks from 768 and Emperor of the Romans (Imperator Romanorum) from 800 to his death in 814. He expanded the Frankish kingdom into an empire that incorporated much of Western and Central Europe. During his reign, he conquered Italy and was crowned by Pope Leo III on 25 December 800. His rule is also associated with the Carolingian Renaissance, a revival of art, religion, and culture through the medium of the Catholic Church. Through his foreign conquests and internal reforms, Charlemagne helped define both Western Europe and the Middle Ages. He is numbered as Charles I in the regnal lists of Germany, the Holy Roman Empire, and France. The son of King Pepin the Short and Bertrada of Laon, a Frankish queen, he succeeded his father in 768 and was initially co-ruler with his brother...