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Legends of Charlemagne By Thomas Bulfinch
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 – May 27, 1867) was an... More > American writer born in Newton, Massachusetts, best known for the book Bulfinch's Mythology.Bulfinch belonged to a well-educated merchant family of modest means. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Bulfinch< Less
Legends of Charlemagne By Thomas Bulfinch
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Kind of a biography, based on myths, legends and stories about “Charlemagne” – Charles the Great, king of the Franks. Read about the adventures of the fantastic Paladines and about... More > the greatest of them all – Roland.< Less
Bulfinch's Mythology: Legends of Charlemagne, Romance of the Middle Ages By Thomas Bulfinch
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Those who have investigated the origin of the romantic fables relating to Charlemagne and his peers are of opinion that the deeds of Charles Martel, and perhaps of other Charleses, have been blended... More > in popular tradition with those properly belonging to Charlemagne. It was indeed a most momentous era; and if our readers will have patience, before entering on the perusal of the fabulous annals which we are about to lay before them, to take a rapid survey of the real history of the times, they will find it hardly less romantic than the tales of the poets.< Less
Two Lives of Charlemagne: The Biography, History and Legend of King Charlemagne, Ruler of the Frankish Empire (Hardcover) By Einhard et al.
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This splendid edition contains both ancient biographies of Charles the Great by Einhard and the Monk of St. Gall, edited, translated and introduced by Arthur James Grant. Charlemagne is often termed... More > the father of modern Europe, in that he implemented the earliest foundations of Germany, France, Holland and Belgium. Demonstrating great talents in both war and peace, Charles the Great was able to unite much of Europe to an extent unseen since the time of the Roman Empire. Although Charlemagne only reigned for fourteen years, his actions while on the Frankish throne were of far-ranging consequence. His wars against the Saxons, his expedition into Muslim Spain, and his strengthening of relations with the Papacy of Rome helped solidify Christianity within the European continent. Although his reign was violent, it ushered in civilization to Europe via unification of its peoples.< Less
Two Lives of Charlemagne: The Biography, History and Legend of King Charlemagne, Ruler of the Frankish Empire By Einhard et al.
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This splendid edition contains both ancient biographies of Charles the Great by Einhard and the Monk of St. Gall, edited, translated and introduced by Arthur James Grant. Charlemagne is often termed... More > the father of modern Europe, in that he implemented the earliest foundations of Germany, France, Holland and Belgium. Demonstrating great talents in both war and peace, Charles the Great was able to unite much of Europe to an extent unseen since the time of the Roman Empire. Although Charlemagne only reigned for fourteen years, his actions while on the Frankish throne were of far-ranging consequence. His wars against the Saxons, his expedition into Muslim Spain, and his strengthening of relations with the Papacy of Rome helped solidify Christianity within the European continent. Although his reign was violent, it ushered in civilization to Europe via unification of its peoples.< Less
Bulfinch’s Mythology, All Volumes: "Age of Fable," "The Age of Chivalry," "The Boy Inventor," "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages," "Poetry of the Age of Fable" "Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers," (Hardcover) By Thomas Bulfinch
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Thomas Bulfinch's compendium of Greek, Norse and Anglo-Saxon myths and legends offers superb insight into the origins, themes and contexts of ancient stories. This edition unites all volumes into a... More > single, overarching text perfect for referencing, and inclusive of a lengthy, comprehensive glossary. Bulfinch's Mythology is a crucial text for enthusiasts of ancient myths and lore, as well as students and teachers of classics or ancient literature. It offers a well-researched, literate and comprehensive narration upon legends both renowned and obscure, with insight into the cultures and societies which birthed these stories plentiful. A large portion of this work concerns the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. All the famous characters of Arthurian lore are present; Lancelot, Merlin, Queen Guinevere (Guenever), Tristham and Isolde, Percival and others make their due appearance.< Less
Bulfinch’s Mythology, All Volumes: "Age of Fable," "The Age of Chivalry," "The Boy Inventor," "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages," "Poetry of the Age of Fable" "Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers," By Thomas Bulfinch
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Thomas Bulfinch's compendium of Greek, Norse and Anglo-Saxon myths and legends offers superb insight into the origins, themes and contexts of ancient stories. This edition unites all volumes into a... More > single, overarching text perfect for referencing, and inclusive of a lengthy, comprehensive glossary. Bulfinch's Mythology is a crucial text for enthusiasts of ancient myths and lore, as well as students and teachers of classics or ancient literature. It offers a well-researched, literate and comprehensive narration upon legends both renowned and obscure, with insight into the cultures and societies which birthed these stories plentiful. A large portion of this work concerns the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. All the famous characters of Arthurian lore are present; Lancelot, Merlin, Queen Guinevere (Guenever), Tristham and Isolde, Percival and others make their due appearance.< Less
The Legend of Croquemitaine By Ernest L'Epine
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Ernest L'Epine weaves an epic, satirical fantasy around the exploits of Emperor Charlemagne and his knights in their war against the Saracens. Most especially it is about the fearless warrior maiden,... More > Mitaine, who becomes the page of the famed Roland after she conquers the incredible Fortress of Fear. Included are more than 170 illustrations by Gustave Dore.< Less
Stories of Roland Told to the Children By H. E. Marshall
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Ten illustrated stories from the song of Roland, simply but effectively told, relating how Roland and Oliver died, of Charlemagne's vengeance on Marsil the Saracen and of the punishment of the... More > traitor Ganelon. The treatment is romantic, the style picturesque.< Less
The Age of Chivalry By Thomas Bulfinch
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Bulfinch's Mythology is a classic retelling of the great myths and legends, from ancient Greece and Rome to the time of Charlemagne. The second volume, reprinted here, focuses on Arthurian legends,... More > and covers such notables as Sir Gawain, Launcelot, Richard the Lion-Hearted, Tristan and Isolde, Robin Hood, and much more.< Less