Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Selected Sources: The Carolingians and After
of the Carolingian Dynasty and Papal Support
- [Tierney 24.1] Gregory II: Letter on Icons, to Emp. Leo III, 727, pub.dom
- Charles Martel
Legal and Social Documents
- [Geary 19.1, 19.2, 19.3, 19.5] Capitulary of Herstal 779, Capitulary of Mantua 781,
Capitulary of Paderbon 785, Synod of Frankfort 794, copyrighted
- [Tierney 27.2, Geary 19.8] General Capitulary of the Missi,
- [Tierney 27.3, Geary 19.4] Capitulary for Saxony,
- [Tierney 28.1, Geary 19.6] Charlemagne: Letter to
Baugulf of Fulda.
- [Tierney 28.2, Geary 19.9] Capitulary of 802.
- [Tierney 29.2, Geary 19.7] Capitulary De Villis,
- [Tierney 29.2] Manor of Neuilly, copyrighted
- Abbé Irminon: Polyptyque de Villeneuve-St. Georges,
- Asnapium: An Inventory of One of Charlemagne's
Estates, c. 800
- Charles the Bald: Edict of Pistes, 864
One of the most complete Carolingian documents on the regulation of coinage and mints.
- [Tierney 28.3] Walafrid Strabo, of St. Gall: on Gardening, copyrighted
- [Tierney 28.4] Eckehard of St. Gall: Chronicle.
- The Life of Liutberga, 9th Century, trans. Jo Ann
McNamara, full text.
Praise of Bald Men: a translation of Ecloga de Calvis [At Comitatus]
A work of the the Carolingian Renaissance, and poem composed entirely of words beginning
with the letter "c".
to a Gospel Harmony (Letter to Liudbert), c. 870, in Latin and English [At Harbornet]
Translation of Otfrid's preface to his Gospel Harmony, the first long rhyming poem in any language, written about 870.
- Agobard of Lyon: On Injustices to Mathfrid, trans.
William L. North, c. 822-February 828
- Agobard of Lyon: On the Insolence of the Jews To
Louis the Pious, trans. William L. North, 826/827
- Agobard of Lyon: On the Baptism of Slaves
Belonging to Jews (to Adalard, Wala, and Helisachar), trans. William L. North
- Agobard of Lyons (9th Century): On Hail
and Thunder translated by Wendy Lewis
- Agobard of Lyons (9th Century): On the Deception of Certain Signs translated by Wendy Lewis
Carolingian Decline and
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