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Harold lamb, charlemagne: the legend and the man (1954) and richard winston, charlemagne: from the hammer to the cross (1954) recommended among the general, recent works are donald a bullough, the age of charlemagne (1965), especially distinguished for its illustrations, and e m almedingen, charlemagne: a study (1968. Charlemagne : the formation of a european identity by rosamond mckitterick cambridge university press, 2008 isbn: 9780521716451 charlemagne is often claimed as the greatest ruler in europe before napoleon this magisterial 2008 study re-examines charlemagne the ruler and his reputation. Charlemagne by roger collins a biography that explains why charlemagne can be called the father of europe charlemagne by derek wilson this biography provides a lively account of charlemagne's life, character, and accomplishments a sage ruler, he ordered executions reminiscent of caligula or nero. Christian history institute who wrote this biography the numbered sections below correspond to selected sections in einhard’s life of charlemagne] 7.
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