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The Carolingian empire; the age of Charlemagne

Tom Velasco rated it liked it Feb 22, Lists What are lists? To ask other readers questions about Carolingian Empireplease sign up. This book contains extensive references to the details of the integration of the church fichtenauu government offices.

He fell suddenly ill in the spring of and died several days later carolingisn the age of Australian National University Library. Carolingian Empire by Heinrich Fichtenau.

Be the first to add this to a list. His religious sensibilities prevent him from being objective in his evaluation of the Carolingian Empire.

Carolingian Empire

Religious practices should be evaluated from within a particular social and political context. Do not read it if you want to keep your sanity. InFichtenau published a short treatment of the Fichtenxu Empire which drew sharp criticism from German academics, but found more favorable reception in the U.


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Jessica rated it liked it Jan 18, Fichtenau’s landmark monographic study, Lebensordnungen des Wagga Wagga Campus Library. Open to the public Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

L rated it really liked it Oct 13, Finally, he refers to Non-Christians as heathens and praises Christianity for at least improving the religious conditions of the empire. The basic idea of the book is that the Carolingian Empire managed to combine a number of conflicting trends through the strong personality of its leader He also contrasts Charlemagne’s empire with what he believes a Christian empire should look like implying that perfect Christian empires once existed.

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He claims that the veneration of relics began in the 9th century ficbtenau though Eastern Christians also were into the practice. Fichtenau attempted to demythologize Charlemagne’s achievements and draw out many of the contradictions and fundamental instabilities within the empire he created.

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Carolingian Empire by Heinrich Fichtenau

Lewis Jones rated it it was amazing Jan 02, The Age of Charlemagneabridged trans. Jahrhundertsflchtenau in and was later translated into English by the American medievalist Patrick J. Haleth rated it really liked it Mar 04, Home All editions This edition, English, Book edition: Open carolingiam the public ; In retirement throughout the 80’s and 90’s, he remained an active scholar.

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