From ruler of a Barbarian tribe, to King of an unified Empire, Charlemagne’s great impact on European and Christian history is little known.
- Online: Letters of Charlemagne. Example here: http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/source/carol-baugulf.asp
- Book: The Life of Charlemagne, by Einhard the Frank, with foreword by Walfried Strabo, written shortly after the death of Charlemagne in 814 A.D. Link to the book on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Two-Lives-Charlemagne-Penguin-Classics/dp/0140455051/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1443098788&sr=8-2&keywords=life+of+charlemagne
- Online: Catholic Encyclopedia article on Charlemagne. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03610c.htm
- Online: Slideshow of Carolingian manuscripts (i.e. from the time of Charlemagne). http://expositions.bnf.fr/carolingiens/expo_us/salle1/index.htm
- Book: Detailed information on the life of Charlemagne: “A History of Christendom, Vol II: The Building of Christendom,” by Dr. Warren Carroll (Front Royal: Christendom College Press, 1987). Link to the book on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Building-Christendom-324-1100-History-vol/dp/0931888247/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1443099014&sr=8-1&keywords=building+of+christendom