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The best pictures of the Coronation of Charlemagne

Posted in Best pictures, Christmas, Historical articles, History, Politics, Religion, Royalty on Thursday, 15 October 2015

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The best pictures of the coronation of Charlemagne are striking images of the sacred ceremony performed by the Pope on Christmas Day, 800.
The first picture shows the moment after the coronation.

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Charlemagne crowned Roman Emperor on Christmas Day 800 by Tancredi Scarpelli

The second picture shows the coronation.

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Charlemagne crowned Roman Emperor

The third picture shows Pope Leo III leading the acclamation of the new Emperor.

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The coronation of the Emperor Charlemagne by the Pope on Christmas Day, AD 800 by John Millar Watt

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