from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Charlemagne Also called Charles I or "Charles the Great.” 742?-814. King of the Franks (768-814) and founder of the first empire in western Europe after the fall of Rome. His court at Aix-la-Chapelle became the center of the Carolingian Renaissance.
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- proper n. One of the kings of the Franks from 768 to 814, crowned Holy Roman Emperor in 800 until his death in 814.
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- n. king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)
Born on the 30th of March in Charlemagne, a city in the province of Quebec, Canada, she started her career at a young age in her native French.
The sisters know something Malone doesnt: Inspired by strange clues discovered in Charlemagnes tomb, the Nazis explored Antarctica before the Americans, as long ago as 1938.
Not a lot of concentration on individual letters, more on general style issues and how they tie in with politics - Charlemagne is of course a very big figure here, the only person whose name is commemorated in a style of writing.
To put it another way, the probability that any particular ancestor was not Charlemagne is 1 - 1/15,000,000, or approximately 0.999999933
Haroun al-Rashid's Baghdad back in Charlemagne's time?
The reliquary containing the right arm of Charlemagne is German work (of course later than the opening of the tomb), probably between 1155 and 1190.
The zealous and splendid effort he made, the measure of success he attained, in battling against the darkness and ignorance of his time, entitle Charlemagne to a place among the truly great men of the world.
G. Charlemagne is said to have collected the national songs of the ancient Germans.
The appellation of great has been often bestowed, and sometimes deserved; but Charlemagne is the only prince in whose favor the title has been indissolubly blended with the name.
Note that capitalization and spacing didn’t even become topics of concern until these languages had already diverged substantially (and then were first adopted in Charlemagne’s empire).
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