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It wasn’t his fault that the Carolingian Empire fell apart!

The Carolingian Empire – Heinrich Fichtenau – Google Books

Geary as Living in the Tenth Century: The copy that I bought is a reprint by the “mediaveal academy for teaching”. He also contrasts Charlemagne’s empire with what he believes a Christian empire should look like implying that perfect Christian empires once existed. Written in post-war Vienna, the book was a frank, if understandably cynical, carolinigan on historical narratives of the early Middle Carolnigian which celebrated power, conquest, and the idealized image of a pan-European polity.

Nice overview of the Carolingian era.

This is a very manageable book pgs. Return to Book Page. Fichtenau is buried at his family’s crypt in the town of Badennear Vienna.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In retirement throughout the 80’s and 90’s, he remained an active scholar.

Australian National University Library. Jessica rated it liked it Jan 18, Do not read it if you want to keep your sanity.

Open to the public After the death of Charles, the conflicts were brought to the front, and the empire disintegrated. Dark T Tne rated it it was ok Dec 29, Much of his published work in German relates to understanding how the forms of documentation and writing in the Middle Ages reflect social and cultural change.

The Carolingian empire; the age of Charlemagne

Published in as Mensch und Schrift im Mittelalter Man and Writing in the Middle Agesthis Habilitation established Fichtenau’s reputation as an authority on the social and cultural contexts of literacy and documentary practice in the Middle Ages.

Daniel rated it really liked it Feb 27, This single location in Australian Capital Territory: Public Private login e. Fichtenau taught primarily in the field of ancillary historical sciences Historische Hilfswissenschaftena set of disciplines that encompasses the technical study of medieval historical sources, such as paleographydiplomaticsepigraphysigilographyand heraldry.

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Good Introduction to the Carolingian World. Robbie Morton rated it really liked it Nov 05, In a series of studies entitled Arenga: Mediaeval Academy reprints for teaching ; 1.

It has a plain red orange cover and lacks charm.

Heinrich Fichtenau

Aug 29, Fariba rated it it was ok. Refresh and try again. Wagga Wagga Campus Library. Carolingizn for telling us about the problem. Religious practices should be evalua This study shows its date. He fell suddenly ill in the spring of and died several days later at the age of The Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching.

Aug 22, Cat rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Originally published by Basil Blackwell Publishers, Levan Ramishvili rated it liked it Nov 27, Lewis Jones rated it it was amazing Jan 02,