Free Book Online
Book The Franks (The Peoples of Europe)

Pdf

The Franks (The Peoples of Europe)

4.3 (2630)

Log in to rate this item

    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | The Franks (The Peoples of Europe).pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Edward James(Author)

    Book details


The Franks first come to light in historical sources in the third century A.D. as a group of undistinguished barbarians living in the marshy lowlands north and east of the Rhine frontier of the Roman Empire. Within three centuries they had become the most powerful of all of the barbarian kingdoms, the effective heirs of the Roman Empire, and the founders of France. In 800, a Frank, Charlemagne, was crowned in Rome as the first Emperor of Germanic origins. Using both contemporary documents and the evidence provided by thousands of archaeological excavations over the last century, the author traces the history of the Franks from barbarism to civil and military dominance in Northern Europe. He describes the evolution of their society and culture, of their religion and conversion to Christianity, and their conquests and methods of ruling. In the final chapter he considers their influence on the history of modern Europe.
4.2 (12805)
  • Pdf

*An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.

Formats for this Ebook

PDF
Required Software Any PDF Reader, Apple Preview
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch.
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Pages
Printable? Yes

Book details

  • PDF | 256 pages
  • Edward James(Author)
  • Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition (18 Aug. 1988)
  • English
  • 10
  • History

Read online or download a free book: The Franks (The Peoples of Europe)

 

Review Text


Name:
Email*:
The message text*: