Throne of Charlemagne and the subsequent German Kings in Aachen Cathedral. Charlemagne's court in Aachen was the centre of the cultural revival sometimes referred to as the "Carolingian Renaissance".

Throne of Charlemagne and the subsequent German Kings in Aachen Cathedral. Charlemagne's court in Aachen was the centre of the cultural revival sometimes referred to as the "Carolingian Renaissance".

pin 184
heart 13
speech 1
Carolingian dynasty: was a Frankish noble family with originals in the Arnulfing and Pippinid clans of the 7th century.

Carolingian dynasty: was a Frankish noble family with originals in the Arnulfing and Pippinid clans of the 7th century.

pin 85
heart 15
german monarch family tree~  Would you like to know your family tree?  "House of History, LLC."

german monarch family tree~ Would you like to know your family tree? "House of History, LLC."

pin 214
heart 20
speech 1
Pepin the Short, Charlemagne, & so on & so forth...  just of the names of my ancestors.~House of History, LLC.

Pepin the Short, Charlemagne, & so on & so forth... just of the names of my ancestors.~House of History, LLC.

pin 240
heart 10
Gothic / black-letter script evolved from Carolingian in the later middle ages, circa 1200 AD, became the dominant handwriting from the 12C until the Italian Renaissance (1400–1600 AD). It was not as clear as Carolingian, but was narrower, darker & denser. The dot above the i was added to differentiate it from the similar strokes of the n, m, & u. The u was created as separate from the v, which had been used for both sounds. Compact handwriting saved space, as parchment was expensive...

Gothic / black-letter script evolved from Carolingian in the later middle ages, circa 1200 AD, became the dominant handwriting from the 12C until the Italian Renaissance (1400–1600 AD). It was not as clear as Carolingian, but was narrower, darker & denser. The dot above the i was added to differentiate it from the similar strokes of the n, m, & u. The u was created as separate from the v, which had been used for both sounds. Compact handwriting saved space, as parchment was expensive...

pin 671
heart 106
speech 2
Lettering Inspiration for Graphic Designers, Calligraphy Artists ,Typographers, Type Designers, Art Students , Letterers and CAPI Project Ideas, Writing Styles, Alphabet Styles , ABC of Fonts

Lettering Inspiration for Graphic Designers, Calligraphy Artists ,Typographers, Type Designers, Art Students , Letterers and CAPI Project Ideas, Writing Styles, Alphabet Styles , ABC of Fonts

pin 740
heart 58
Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search