recent: article on the tradition of trojan origins

“From Caesar to Charlemagne: The Tradition of Trojan Origins.” The Medieval History Journal: Special issue on Narratives of Ethnic Origins: Eurasian Perspectives. Ed. W. Pohl. 21: 2 (2018): 251–90. DOI: 10.1177/0971945818775372

This study examines the story of the Trojan origins of the Franks from its inception during the Merovingian period to its development under the Carolingians. Considering both textual and manuscript evidence, it discusses the dissemination of the origin story as well as its association with Charlemagne.

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