This is a term paper that needs to be 6 pages long. The citation required is simply the author’s name and page number in parenthesis after the cited sentence. I will list the specific instructions for this paper below. There are two biographies that this entire paper is based on. The first biography is in the whole first book on Charlemagne. The second Biography is in the second book (Chronicles of the Crusades) WHICH THE ONLY SECTION NEEDED IS THE BIOGRAPHY OF ST. LOUIS THAT STARTS ON PAGE 167. The paper needs to be 12 point, Times New Roman, double spaced, and one-inch margins.
The Statecraft of Charlemagne and Louis IX Paper Guidelines
The paper needs to be 100% plagiarism free and MUST INCLUDE THESE TEXTS BELOW. I DO NOT HAVE THESE BOOKS IN PDF ONLY HARD COPY IN PERSON. PLEASE HAVE ACCESS TO THEM THROUGH ANOTHER WAY.
Books required with the two biographies:
Einhard & Notker, Two Lives of Charlemagne
Joinville & Villehardouin, Chronicles of the Crusades
The detailed instructions for the paper itself are listed below.
IN ESSAY FORMAT NOT JUST ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS. Discuss the following in the essay.
Discuss some biographical details- what can we say about the personalities of the two kings?
What do they have in common? How do they differ from each other? What are some of their strengths and weaknesses?
Compare the Statecraft of the two kings- how do they administer their kingdoms? What are their domestic and foreign policies?
The Statecraft of Charlemagne and Louis IX
What were their aims and strategies in warfare?
How does each king treat their subjects (noble and common), the church, and their enemies?
Does the role of the king seem to have changed from the time of Charlemagne to that of St. Louis?
MAKE SURE TO CITE SPECIFIC EXAMPLES FROM THE TEXTS GIVING THE NAME OF THE AUTHOR AND THE PAGE NUMBER AT THE END OF EACH SENTENCE WITH A CITATION. EXAMPLE: (Einhard pg. 27)
NO OUTSIDE SOURCES EITHER! Just the two Biographies!
THE BOOKS ARE BOTH PENGUIN CLASSICS!!