Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

The Coronation of Charlemagne

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Series:

Tellus, Geschichtsbilder, Serie 1

Timeframe:

Mittelalter

Scene of action:

Rome

Illustrator:

Rösel, B.

Publisher:

Tellus-Verlag, Essen

Year of publication:

1956

Themes:

Religion    European history   

On Christmas Day of the year 800 AD pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne "emperor of the Romans". Both are surrounded by bishops; a chronicler is sitting in the foreground.