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|Two revealingly different accounts of the life of the most important figure of the Roman Empire Charlemage ?known as the father of Europe?was one of the most powerful and dynamic of all medieval rulers.|
|Notker holds a distinguished place in the history of. 1. For basic biographical |
details, see Haefele's introduction to Taten Kaiser Karls des Grossen. 2. The
major work on Notker's writings remains von den. Notker the Stammerer, The
Deeds of ...
|Poet, liturgist, historian, and monk of St. Gall, Notker the Stammerer (Latin: |
Balbulus) is an important figure of the Carolingian renaissance. His liturgical
compositions had a major influence on the development of medieval chant, but
he is ...
|30. 62 Mickel, Ganelon, Treason, pp. 137–8. 63 Einhard, The Life of |
Charlemagne, in Einhard and Notker the Stammerer: Two Lives of Charlemagne,
ed. David Ganz (London: Penguin Books, 2008) 17–44, p. 33. Einhard's account
of Roland's ...
|In his Deeds of Charlemagne (Gesta Caroli Magni), Notker the Stammerer |
collected tales and anecdotes about Charlemagne, the founder of the Frankish
empire, for Charlemagne's great-grandson Charles the Fat. In this text, Notker
|Presents first-hand insights into the life of Charlemagne.|
|This policy, which was becoming clear as book I of the Deeds was completed in |
early 886, did not meet with the approval of Notker the Stammerer. In his
description of Louis the Germans character, Notker describes the king's
|See G.H. Pertz and G. Waitz, ed., Einhardi Vitae Karoli Magni, 5th ed., MGH, |
Scriptores Rerum Germanicarum in Usum Scholarum (Hanover: Hahn, 1880); for
a translation, see Lewis Thorpe, trans., Einhard and Notker the Stammerer: Two ...
|Notker the Stammerer (840–912)† had to significantly revamp the proposed |
technique for use in Germany. The genre of songs that thus sprang up was given
the name of prosa or sequentia, the latter applying originally to the note