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Charlemagne Collection

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Alcuin of York (730-804). Alcuin presents to Rabanus Maurus

Alcuin of York (730-804). Alcuin presents to Rabanus Maurus
Alcuin of York, or Ealhwine, nicknamed or Flaccus (730-804). English scholar, ecclesiastic, poet and teacher from York, Northumbria. Alcuin presents to Rabanus Maurus to Saint Martin. Miniature

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagne, King and Emperor

Charlemagne, King and Emperor
Charlemagne (Carolus Magnus. Karolus Magnus, Charles the Great), King of the Franks from 768, King of the Lombards from 774, and Emperor of the Romans from 800

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Roland (Card)

Roland (Card)
ROLAND, Comte de Mans, Sire de Blaives, son of duc Milo d Aiglant, semi-legendary warrior in the service of Charlemagne, heroically slain by Saracens at Roncevaux

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagne, King and Emperor

Charlemagne, King and Emperor
Charlemagne (Carolus Magnus. Karolus Magnus, Charles the Great), King of the Franks from 768, King of the Lombards from 774, and Emperor of the Romans from 800

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagne visiting the construction works of

Charlemagne visiting the construction works of
" Charlemagne visiting the construction works of Aix la Chapelle, in 796 BC. Illustration from " Grandes Chroniques de France", edition by Antoine V鲡 rd (15th century). ITALY

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Wittekind Converts

Wittekind Converts
The baptism of WITTEKIND (variously spelt) Westphalian chieftain, who submits to Charlemagne, converts to Christianity, and becomes Herzog von Sachsen

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagne

Charlemagne
CHARLEMAGNE as Catholic ruler preceded by Charles Martel, accompanied by the defeated Wittekind, followed by his successors, tramples on the pagan idol Irminsul

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Byzantine Empress Irene and Constantine VI

Byzantine Empress Irene and Constantine VI
Byzantine Empress Irene and Emperor Constantine VI. Irene of Athens, Irene Sarantapechaina, 752-803, and son Constantinus, Konstantinus, 771-805

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Illustration, La Chanson de Roland

Illustration, La Chanson de Roland (The Song of Roland), Battle of Roncevaux (778). Charlemagne hears Rolands horn, calling for help, but they will arrive too late to save the hero. Date: 778

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: French battleship, Gaulois

French battleship, Gaulois, Charlemagne-class pre-dreadnought battleship, completed in 1899 Date: early 20th century

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagne Hears News Events France 768 Charles

Charlemagne Hears News Events France 768 Charles
charlemagne, hears, news, events, france, 768, charles, son, pepin, le, bref, learns, father, death, becomes, king, franks, will, crowned, holy, roman, emperor, ruling, western, europe, father's

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Das grosse Kaiserwappen - the imperial German coat of arms, whereon two begirdled toughies

Das grosse Kaiserwappen - the imperial German coat of arms, whereon two begirdled toughies contemplate the crown of Charlemagne. Date: circa 1890

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagne Tomb Death Tombs Circa 1000 Emperor

Charlemagne Tomb Death Tombs Circa 1000 Emperor
charlemagne, tomb, death, tombs, circa, 1000, emperor, otto, iii, visits, aachen, supposed, sleeping, people, charlemagne's, history, historical, 10093858

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: RONCEVAUX (NEUVILLE)

RONCEVAUX (NEUVILLE)
RONCEVAUX After the death of Roland and his companions, Charlemagne attacks the Moors camp Date: 778

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: The Reichsadler - the state eagle of Germany - proudly rears its head

The Reichsadler - the state eagle of Germany - proudly rears its head, over which the imperial crown of Charlemagne hovers. Date: circa 1890

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Paranormal Miracles Circa 778 Charlemagne Intent

Paranormal Miracles Circa 778 Charlemagne Intent
paranormal, miracles, circa, 778, charlemagne, intent, avenging, death, nephew, roland, commands, sun, stand, still, obediently, history, historical, 10008235

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne

Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne, Karolus Rom. Imp. Charles the Great, Charles I, King of the Franks, King of the Lombards, 742-814

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Portal of the Abbey of St. Germain de Pres

Portal of the Abbey of St. Germain de Pres, Paris, with statues of the Frankish king Clovis, and his children Ingomer, Chlodomer, Childebert, Chlothar, Clotilde and Theuderic

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Scepter and throne of the Frankish kings

Scepter and throne of the Frankish kings
Throne 164 and scepter 166 of Dagobert I, King of the Franks, hand of justice 165, and scepter of Charlemagne 167. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Robert von Spalarts Historical Picture of

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagnes sword, sheath and hilt

Charlemagnes sword, sheath and hilt. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Robert von Spalarts Historical Picture of the Costumes of the Principal People of Antiquity and of the Middle Ages

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Crowns of the kings of the Francs

Crowns of the kings of the Francs
Crowns of Clovis, Theodoric, Clotilde and Ultrogotha, 144-147, of the Franks 148, 149, 152-156, of Chlothar I and Fredegund 150, 151, of Charlemagne 157-160, Childeric Is signet ring, 161

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Pauline Virginie Dejazet as Indiana in Indiana

Pauline Virginie Dejazet as Indiana in Indiana
French actress Pauline Virginie Dejazet as Indiana in Indiana Charlemagne, by Dumanoir and Bayard, Theatre des Varietes, 1846

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagnes Paladins saying their goodbyes

Charlemagnes Paladins saying their goodbyes
Paladins, warriors of Charlemagnes court, saying their last goodbyes to their bridesmaids in the gallery of the Palace of Bourgtheroude, Normandy

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Ancient figures of Orlando and Oliver, crowns

Ancient figures of Orlando and Oliver, crowns and weapons of Charlemagne. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico after Giuseppe Bramati from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagne, King of the Franks, 742-814

Charlemagne, King of the Franks, 742-814. Figures from the Lateran mosaic showing the emperor genuflecting as he receives the standard of Rome from St. Peter, from the Lateran Palace mosaic

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Death of Roland at the battle of Roncevaux Pass, 778

Death of Roland at the battle of Roncevaux Pass, 778. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico after Angelo Montielli from Giulio Ferrarios Ancient

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Duel between Roland and the giant Ferracut

Duel between Roland and the giant Ferracut
The combat between Roland and the giant Ferracut, from the legend of Charlemagne. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Verico after P.L

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: King Louis XV, Roi de France et de Navarre

King Louis XV, Roi de France et de Navarre, in his coronation robes and wearing the crown of Charlemagne 1722. Handcoloured lithograph after a portrait in Roger de Gaignieres portfolio from Le

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: WITTEKIND SUBMITS

WITTEKIND SUBMITS
Wittekind (variously spelt), leader of the Saxons, submits to Charlemagne and is baptised at Attigny. Date: 777

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: SACRED OAK DESTROYED

SACRED OAK DESTROYED
Charlemagne destroys the sacred oak of the Saxons, a symbolic act to show the populace that henceforth they are subject to the Holy Roman Empire Date: circa 785

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagne, King and Emperor, with Alcuin

Charlemagne, King and Emperor, with Alcuin
Charlemagne (Carolus Magnus. Karolus Magnus, Charles the Great), King of the Franks from 768, King of the Lombards from 774, and Emperor of the Romans from 800

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Fragment from a Gospel of St John

Fragment from a Gospel of St John, in the Evangelienbuch (Book of the Gospels) of Charlemagne, written in Latin. It opens, In the beginning was the word.... Date: late 8th century

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Holy Roman Emperor - wearing the Imperial Crown

Holy Roman Emperor - wearing the Imperial Crown
The Holy Roman Emperor - wearing the Imperial Crown and holding an orb and sceptre. Durer depicted Charlemagne in a similar pose and with similar decorations and attire

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Lorsch Gospels (Codex Aureus Laurensius). 778

Lorsch Gospels (Codex Aureus Laurensius). 778 - 820. Gospels written by the court scriptorium of Charlemagne and compiled in 830 in the Lorsch Abbey. Image of Christ in Majesty (Maiestas Domini)

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Louis I the Pious (778-840). King of the Franks

Louis I the Pious (778-840). King of the Franks (814-880) son of Charlemagne. Illustration on vellum. Manuscript 4 of Codex Legum Longobardorum. 1004. Lombard School. Romanesque art

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Sword of Charlemagne - Crown of Empress Constance

Sword of Charlemagne - Crown of Empress Constance
Ceremonial sword called the " Sword of Charlemagne" (with details). 2. Crown of Empress Constance, Fredericks wife. (with details). 3. Sword of Saint Maurice (with detail).4. Kings crown

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagne (742-814). Reliquary bust. Aachen Treasury Cathe

Charlemagne (742-814). Reliquary bust. Aachen Treasury Cathe
Charlemagne (742-814). King of the Franks (768-814) the Lombards (774-814) and emperor of the Romans (800-814). : Reliquary bust

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Oliphant. Aachen Cathedral Treasury. Germany

Oliphant. Aachen Cathedral Treasury. Germany
Oliphant of Charlemagne. C. 1000. Ivory. Hunting knife (8th century) and sheath (10th - 11th centuries). Aachen Cathedral Treasury. Germany

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Germany. Aachen Cathedral. Palatine Chapel. Charlemagnes th

Germany. Aachen Cathedral. Palatine Chapel. Charlemagnes th
Throne of Charlemagne. C.800. Marble. West side of the upper gallery. Palatine Chapel. Aachen Cathedral. Germany

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Charlemagne Era Map

Charlemagne Era Map
A map of Europe, Asia and Africa in the time of Charlemagne and the Saracen empire. Date: circa 800

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Saint Isberga

Saint Isberga
SAINT ISBERGA also ITISBERGA, ISBERGUE etc, legendary sister of the emperor Charlemagne; she is traditionally depicted holding an eel Date: circa 800

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Sceptre, sword and hand of justice of Charlemagne

Sceptre, sword and hand of justice of Charlemagne.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by Leopold Massard from French Costumes from King Clovis to Our Days, Massard, Mifliez, Paris, 1834

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: AUBERT, David (15th c. ). Chroniques et conquestes

AUBERT, David (15th c. ). Chroniques et conquestes
AUBERT, David (15th c.). Chroniques et conquestes de Charlemaine. 1458. Ms. 5089. Folio 167V. Battle of Charlemagne against the Saracen king Agolant and his son Helmont in Calabria

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: LAURE, Jean Fran篩s Hyacinthe Jules (1806-1861)

LAURE, Jean Fran篩s Hyacinthe Jules (1806-1861). Alcuin presenting himself before Charlemagne. 1837. Central detail. Copy of a Victor Schnetzs work conservated at the Louvre. Oil on canvas

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Carolingian Empire. Charlemagne welcomes Pope

Carolingian Empire. Charlemagne welcomes Pope Leo XIII who fled Rome. Gothic art. Miniature Painting. ITALY. Turin. National Library of the Turin University

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Crowning of Charlemagne (800)

Crowning of Charlemagne (800). Illuminated manuscript (14th c.). Gothic art. Miniature Painting

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Carolingian Empire. 8th-9th centuries. Duel between four spe

Carolingian Empire. 8th-9th centuries. Duel between four spe
French history. Carolingian Empire. 8th-9th centuries. Reign of Charlemagne (768-814). Duel between four spears. Combat in a perimeter demarcated by four large spears. Engraving, 1849. Colored

Background imageCharlemagne Collection: Carlolingian art. Germany. Aachen Cathedral. Palatine Chapel

Carlolingian art. Germany. Aachen Cathedral. Palatine Chapel designed by Odo of Metz (742-814). It was begun in 790 and consecrated by Pope Leo III in the year 805



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