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0119447
FRANKS: ARTIFACT, 600s.
Mount for suspending chatelaines. Frankish, 7th century A.D., found at Amiens, northeastern France.
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0119872
FRANKISH HELMET, c600 A.D.
Bronze helmet found in a Frankish grave, c600 A.D.
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0119868
FRANKISH HELMET, c600 A.D.
Bronze helmet found in a Frankish grave, c600 A.D.
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0119870
FRANKISH HELMET, c600 A.D.
Bronze helmet found in a Frankish grave, c600 A.D.
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0086731
CHARLES MARTEL (c688-741).
Frankish ruler, Duke of Austrasia, 715-741. Charles Martel defeating the Caliph's army under Abd-er-Rahman at Tours, France, 732. Oil on canvas, 1837, by Charles Steuben.
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0169270
MEDIEVAL GAUL.
Drawing of a regal palace from the Merovingian era. Artist's reconstruction of Garnier, 19th century.
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0119874
MEROVINGIAN HORSEMAN.
Frankish, Merovingian period, 6th or 7th century, found at Merilles, Brabant.
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0059743
DAGOBERT II (650-679).
Merovingian king of the Franks. King of Austrasia (656-660, 676-679). Son of Sigebert III; assassinated. Line engraving, French, 18th century.
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0117304
DAGOBERT I (c603-639).
Merovingian king of Austrasia, all the Franks, 629-634, and of Neustria and Burgundy, 629-639. King Dagobert's tomb, 13th century, at the abbey church of St. Denis, which he founded.
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0053395
CHARLEMAGNE (742-814).
King of Franks (768-814) and emperor of the west (800-814). Charlemagne instituting the Christian religion and destroying the sacred oaks. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0104552
CHARLEMAGNE (742-814).
King of the Franks, 768-814, and Emperor of the West, 800-814. Charlemagne with Alcuin (c735-804), Anglo-Saxon poet, cleric and adviser at Charlemagne's Palace. Painting, French, 19th century.
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0165480
CLOVIS I (c466-511).
King of the Salian Franks, 481-511. Engraving.
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0075342
FRANKS CASKET, 700 A.D.
Panel of the Franks Casket, with scenes of the Adoration of the Magi and Wayland the smith surrounded by runic inscription. Whalebone, Anglo-Saxon, c700 A.D.
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0027966
CHARLEMAGNE (742-814).
King of the Franks (768-814) and Emperor of the West (800-814). Charlemagne receiving the oath of fidelity and homage from a baron: line engraving after a 14th century ms. miniature.
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0060622
SONG OF ROLAND, 778 A.D.
The death of Roland, the nephew of Charlemagne and the most celebrated of the emperor's twelve paladins, in the pass at Roncesvalles in the Pyrenees, 778 A.D., the basis of the epic 'Chanson de Roland.' Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0042055
CHARLEMAGNE WITH PALADINS.
A page from the 12th century Heidelberg Manuscript of the 'Chanson de Roland,' by Pfaffen Konrad.
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0060621
SONG OF ROLAND, 778 A.D.
The death of Roland, the nephew of Charlemagne and the most celebrated of the emperor's twelve paladins, in the pass at Roncesvalles in the Pyrenees, 778 A.D., the basis of the epic 'Chanson de Roland.' Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0127480
SONG OF ROLAND, 778 A.D.
The death of Roland (in gold armor), the nephew of Charlemagne and the most celebrated of the emperor's twelve paladins, at the Battle of Roncesvalles in the Pyrenees, 778 A.D., the basis of the epic 'Chanson de Roland.' Flemish manuscript illumination, 1462.
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0018424
CHARLEMAGNE (742-814).
King of the Franks (768-814) and emperor of the west (800-814). Wood engraving, French, 19th century.
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0053399
WITTEKIND (d. c807).
Westphalian chieftain. Charlemagne (right) at Wittekind's baptism, 785. Photogravure after Paul Thumann, late 19th century.
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0107073
CLOVIS (c466-511).
King of the Salian Franks, 481-511. The baptism of Clovis in 496 A.D. Illumination from the 'Vie de Saint Denys' manuscript, 13th century.
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0107611
CHARLEMAGNE (742-814).
King of the Franks and emperor of the West. Bronze equestrian statuette, 9th century; horse is 16th century restoration.
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0064572
CHARLEMAGNE (742-814).
King of the Franks, 768-814, and emperor of the West, 800-814. Shown receiving the embassy of Harun al-Rashid, caliph of Baghdad. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0407585
CHARIBERT I (c517-567).
Merovingian King of Paris. Line engraving, 19th century.
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0358300
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Throne of Charlemagne in the Palatine Chapel (786-804), Aachen Cathedral (8th-16th century) (Unesco World Heritage List, 1978), Rhineland-Westphalia, Germany. Full Credit: De Agostini / S. Vannini / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0358302
ART & ARCHITECTURE.
Octagonal interior, Palatine Chapel (786-804), Aachen Cathedral (8th-16th century) (Unesco World Heritage List, 1978), Rhineland-Westphalia, Germany. Full Credit: De Agostini / S. Vannini / Granger, NYC -- All rights r
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0016990
CLOVIS (466?-511).
King of the Salian Franks, 481-511. Copper engraving, French, 18th century.
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0016988
CLOVIS (c466-511).
King of the Salian Franks 481-511. Copper engraving, French, 18th century.
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0079373
LA CHANSON DE ROLAND.
(The Song of Roland). A fragment of a 15th century translation into English of the epic poem.
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0043996
CHARLEMAGNE (742-814).
King of the Franks, 768-814, and Emperor of the West, 800-814. Charlemagne and his army in battle with Neapolitan forces. French manuscript illumination, 15th century.
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0053424
CHARLEMAGNE (742-814).
King of Franks (768-814) and emperor of the west (800-814). Charlemagne baptizing the vanquished Saxons. Engraving after a 15th century miniature.
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0057536
BRUNHILDE: EXECUTION, 613.
Clotaire II, King of the Franks, executes Brunhilde of Austrasia, 613 A.D., by having her dragged to death by a wild horse. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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0046425
LEOPOLD & LOEB TRIAL, 1927.
Nathan F. Leopold (1906-1971) and Richard A. Loeb (1907-1936) in court at Joliet, Illinois, in 1927, after their incarceration for the murder of Bobbie Franks.
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0127478
CHANSON DE GESTE: MAUGIS.
After freeing his cousin, Renaud de Montaubon, the enchanter Maugis d'Aigremont takes the swords of Roland (left) Charlemagne (in throne, right), and the nobles who had acted as guards. French manuscript illumination, c1440, from the chanson de geste 'Les Quatre Fils Aymon.'
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0000733
ST. GREGORY OF TOURS
(c538-594). Frankish ecclesiastic and historian. Copper engraving from Andre Thevet's 'Les Vrais Pourtraits et Vies des Hommes Illustres,' published at Paris in 1584.
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0053398
WITTEKIND (d. c807).
Westphalian chieftain. The submission of Wittekind to Charlemagne in 785. Steel engraving, 19th century.
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0001491
CAROLINGIAN EMPIRE, c751-843.
A map depicting the Carolingian Empire, c751-843.
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0107613
CHARLEMAGNE (742-814).
King of the Franks, 768-814, and Emperor of the West, 800-814. Latin manuscript illumination, 10th century.
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0033209
CHARLEMAGNE (742-814).
King of the Franks (768-814) and Emperor of the West (800-814). Charlemagne slaying an opponent. From a page of the 12th century Heidelberg manuscript of the 'Chanson de Roland' by Pfaffen Konrad.
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0053370
CHARLES MARTEL (c688-741).
Frankish ruler, Duke of Austrasia, 715-741. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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