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Louis the Pious and Ermoldus Nigellus an inquiry into the historical reliability of In honorem Hludowici by Ermoldus Nigellus

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ermoldus Nigellus, -- 9th century.,
  • Louis -- I, -- Emperor, -- 778-840.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Donna L. Boutelle.
ContributionsBoutelle, Donna L.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 362 leaves :
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15556835M

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Charlemagne and Louis the Pious: Lives by Einhard, Notker, Ermoldus, Thegan, and the Astronomer: Editor: Thomas F. X. Noble: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Penn State Press, ISBN: 1/5(1). Thomas F. X. Noble's new English translations of these five important texts-Einhard's Life of Emperor Charles, Notker's Deeds of Charles the Great, Ermoldus Nigellus's Poem in Honor of Louis, Thegan's Deeds of Emperor Louis, and the Life of Louis by "the Astronomer"-are each accompanied by a short introduction and a note on "Essential Reading." Offering details on matters of style, sources used by . Charlemagne and Louis the Pious: The Lives by Einhard, Notker, Ermoldus, Thegan, and the Astronomer: Author: Thomas F. X. Noble: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Penn State Press, ISBN: , Length: pages: Subjects. Exiled by Louis the Pious, Ermoldus composed a poem for Louis in hope of restoration. He wrote poems to his patron, Pepin of Aquitaine, and may have composed the Waltharius. [ ] From: Ermoldus Nigellus in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages».

This item: Charlemagne and Louis the Pious: The Lives by Einhard, Notker, Ermoldus, Thegan, and the Astronomer by Thomas F. X. Noble Hardcover £ Only 1 left in stock Reviews: 3. Treats the ninth-century Carolingian panegyrist Ermold Nigellus (aka Ermoldus Nigellus, Ermold the Black, Ermold le Noir, Ermoldo Nigello). In the late s, Ermold wrote a four-book panegyric in elegiac couplets to honor emperor Louis the Pious (r. ), ostensibly to attain release from his exile. Charlemagne and Louis the Pious Lives by Einhard, Notker, Ermoldus, Thegan, and the Astronomer. Charlemagne and Louis the Pious Lives by Einhard. A great new edition of two of the most important sources on the life of Charlemagne and three on his son Louis The Pious. The texts translated include Einhard, Notker, Ermoldus, Thegan and The Astronomer. All of the texts are accompanied by individual introductions and explanatory notes/5(2).

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