Constantine 'and' Charlemagne

  title={Constantine 'and' Charlemagne},
  author={L. Seidel},
  pages={237 - 239}
The name Constantine enjoyed renewed popularity in western France during the eleventh and twelfth centuries, Recent scrutiny of local documents has turned up more homonyms than can be found in comparable charters from any other region. The texts reveal, moreover, that some of these medieval Constantines, such as those at Melle, had close associations with specific churches. The representation on several of these structures of a mounted figure in the posture of a victorious Roman emperor has… Expand
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