Blessed King Charlemagne: A Man Who Knew His Place

with Fr. Joseph Rampino

From ruler of a Barbarian tribe, to King of an unified Empire, Charlemagne’s great impact on European and Christian history is little known.

Further Resources:

  1. Online:  Letters of Charlemagne.  Example here:
  2. 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:  
  3. Online:  Catholic Encyclopedia article on Charlemagne.
  4. Online:  Slideshow of Carolingian manuscripts (i.e. from the time of Charlemagne).
  5. 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: