Carolingian Renaissance

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Charlemagne (742—814)

Alcuin (c. 735—804) abbot of St Martin's, Tours, and royal adviser

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What is designated the Carolingian Renaissance took place during the reign of Charlemagne, and was characterized by a rebirth of classical learning inspired by Alcuin and Theodulf of Orléans. Widespread ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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