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Bernard S. Bachrach
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Paperback, 123 pages
Published December 1st 1973 by Coronado Press
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Chris Franz
Nov 11, 2015 Chris Franz rated it really liked it
Three survivings Frankish texts combined give us all we have as a narrative history of the Merovingian kingdoms from the fifth century until the crowning of the first Carolingian king Pepin the Short in 751. These are Gregory of Tours' "History of the Franks," The Chronicle of Fredegar, and the Liber Historiae Francorum (LHF). The LHF is basically our only source for political goings-on in Francia in the seventh century, and as such is a critical source.

The LHF begins with an odd legend of the o
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Barret R.
May 24, 2016 Barret R. rated it really liked it
The Merovingians were a mess.
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Bernard S. Bachrach (born 1939) is an American historian and a professor of history at the University of Minnesota. He specializes in the Early Middle Ages, mainly on the topics of Medieval warfare, Medieval Jewry, and early Angevin history. He received the CEE Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Minnesota in 1993 and entered the College of Liberal Arts Scholars of the College at ...more
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