The romance cycle of Charlemagne and his peers
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Published by David Nutt in London .
Written in English


  • Charlemagne, -- Holy Roman Emperor, -- 742?-814 -- Romances -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Charlemagne romances.
Statementby Jessie L. Weston.
SeriesPopular studies in mythology, romance and folklore -- no. 10
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22860190M

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