Becoming Charlemagne

Jeff Sypeck talked about his book, Becoming Charlemagne: Europe, Baghdad, and the Empires of A.D. 800, published by Ecco. He described… read more

Jeff Sypeck talked about his book, Becoming Charlemagne: Europe, Baghdad, and the Empires of A.D. 800, published by Ecco. He described Charlemagne’s rise from a Frankish king to the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. It details how the leader built his empire and how he ultimately shaped Europe’s future. After his presentation the author responded to audience members' questions.

Jeff Sypeck teaches medieval literature at the University of Maryland. close

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Becoming Charlemagne

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Program ID:
196084-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 14, 2007 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 21, 2007 | 2:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 14, 2007 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 2007 | 11:13am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 21, 2007 | 2:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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