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imperial coronation of Charlemagne theories and facts ; being the sixteenth lecture on the David Murray Foundation in the University of Glasgow delivered on 23rd November, 1948. by François Louis Ganshof

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Published by Jackson in Glasgow .
Written in English


  • Charlemagne, -- Emperor, -- 742-814

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SeriesGlasgow University publications -- 79
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15104348M

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