Archive for: Charlemagne

The Throne of Charlemagne: Carolingian Symbolism

Fig. 1 Charlemagne’s Throne , Aachen Cathedral, ca. 800 (Photo P. Hunt 2019) By Patrick Hunt – Aachen Cathedral (also known in German as the...

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Charlemagne, Rhine and Alsatian Wines: Riesling and Gewurztraminer

Charlemagne, Rhine and Alsatian Wines: Riesling and Gewurztraminer

  Reliquary Bust, Charlemagne, Aachen (Photo: public domain) By Patrick Hunt – Tradition and some evidence have it that Charlemagne (768-814) revitalized...

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