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Germany
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I. To 1600 (CT)

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A. History and Social Development under Carolingian Rule to 918 (CT)

The coronation of Charlemagne as emperor (800) laid the foundation for the medieval German empire. In a lengthy process, the German people evolved from those Germanic tribes that had remained settled during the great migration of the peoples, together with some foederati, Rome's former allies. Larger co…

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Johne, Klaus-Peter (Berlin), Johne, Renate (Berlin RWG), Aurnhammer, Achim (Freiburg i. Br. RWG), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), Holtermann, Martin (Mannheim RWG), Habermehl, Peter (Berlin) and Seidensticker, Bernd (Berlin RWG), “Germany”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1308180>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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