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--Peter H. Wilson, author of Heart of Europe: A History of the Holy Roman Empire "This important book advances a new interpretation of the Holy Roman Empire that promises to free analyses of the empire's inner workings from the burdens of contemporary political memory/5(2).
The edition available is that ofwhich enabled Bryce to add chapters describing and evaluating the enormous changes that had come about in central Europe during the previous forty years, above all Bismarck's creation in of the new German Empire, headed by Prussia, which had replaced the old Holy Roman Empire, for centuries headed by Austria, until the Cited by: Wilson is an assured guide through the millennium-long labyrinth of papal-imperial relations' Literary Review A great, sprawling, ancient and unique entity, the Holy Roman Empire, from its founding by Charlemagne to its destruction by Napoleon a millennium later, formed the heart of 4/5(77).
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Insightful nuanced overview of the ideology of 1, years of the Holy Roman Empire. A chronological history of the concepts within the ideology of the Holy Roman Empire. It's duality of a universal church and a universal ruling system that nurtures and give birth to its eventual evolution to today.
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Starting with Charlemagne's coronation on Christmas dayand ending with the illegal suspension of the Empire by Francis II inthis ambitious and comprehensive history examines the status of the Emperor, meaning of kingship and /5. The Holy Roman Empire lasted a thousand years, far longer than ancient Rome.
Yet this formidable dominion never inspired the awe of its predecessor. Voltaire distilled the disdain of generations when he quipped it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire. “If, like most people, you know little more about the Holy Roman Empire than Voltaire’s bon mot―that it ‘was neither holy, nor Roman, nor an empire’―then this is the book for you.
In his masterly study of the original ‘1,year Reich’ (Hitler’s was merely a grotesque caricature), the Oxford professor Peter H. Wilson condenses a great deal of modern scholarship while wearing Cited by: 6. The Holy Roman Empiresecond edition: * Explains key stages in The Holy Roman Empire covered much of Europe and lasted for over a millennium, but has long been regarded as ineffective and largely irrelevant to broader historical issues/5.
About this book This volume's juxtaposition of the empires of Germany and France inat the dissolution of The Holy Roman Empire, allows a comparison of their transition towards modernity, explored through the themes of Empire, monarchy, political cultures, feudalism, war and military institutions, nationalism and identity, and everyday.
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That explains why there was not really anything like a capital city in the empire (although the Habsburgs might have had one, the Holy Roman Empire had none).Author: Allan Jannik. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a six-volume work by the English historian Edward traces Western civilization (as well as the Islamic and Mongolian conquests) from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of I was published in and went through six printings.
Volumes II and III were published in ; volumes IV, Author: Edward Gibbon. His books include The Thirty Years War: Europe's Tragedy and The Holy Roman Empire: A Thousand Years of Europe's History.
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Monks and emperors will clash, poets sing the praises of kings, and the pope rides blind and bareback on a frightened donkey through the streets of Rome. Bayard Taylor narrates the history of the Holy Roman Empire in vivid detail, beginning with the foundation of the Carolingian Empire and the subsequent outgrowth of the Holy Roman Empire out of East Francia, a division of the Carolingian realm, to the final abdication of Francis II during the Napoleonic Wars.5/5(2).
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Voltaire quipped that it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire. Yet as Peter H. Wilson shows, the Holy Roman Empire tells a millennial story of Europe better than the histories of individual nation-states. The Holy Roman Emperor, officially the Emperor of the Romans (Latin: Imperator Romanorum), and also the German-Roman Emperor (German: Römisch-deutscher Kaiser, lit.
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But it is implicit in the title adopted by Charlemagne in 'Charles, most serene Augustus, crowned by God, great and pacific emperor, governing the Roman empire.' Emperors and popes: Black Germany. History of the Black Holy Roman Empire (2) The fall of Rome.
The date for the Fall of Rome is conventionally acceptable because that's when the Germanic Odoacer deposed the last Roman emperor to rule the western part of the Roman Empire.