2 edition of The Emperor Charles V found in the catalog.
The Emperor Charles V
|Statement||by Karl Brandi ; translated from the German by C. V. Wedgwood.|
|Contributions||Wedgwood, C. V. 1910-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||655 p. :|
|Number of Pages||655|
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brandi, Karl, Emperor Charles V. London, J. Cape  (OCoLC) Named Person. CHARLES V was born at Ghent on the twenty-fourth day of February, in the year one thousand five hundred. His father, Philip the Handsome, archduke of Austria, was the son of the emperor Maximilian, and of Mary the only child of Charles the Bold, the last prince of the house of Burgundy.
Charles V (24 February – 21 September ) was Holy Roman Emperor and Archduke of Austria from , King of Spain (Castile and Aragon) from , and Lord of the Netherlands as titular Duke of Burgundy from Head of the rising House of Habsburg during the first half of the 16th century, his dominions in Europe included the. In the first half of the 16th century, Emperor Charles V ruled a conglomerate of territory more extensive than that previously held by any ruler in European history. This work studies Charles V and re-evaluates his role as a pivotal character in the 16th century. The book attempts to answer such questions as: what can one person, given an inordinate amount of power by quirk of fate, achieve.
The world of the first half of the sixteenth century was exceptionally dynamic. Voyages of discovery made the world larger; science and technology were revolutionized; Christian thought underwent a powerful renewal; the population and economy grew. And in the midst of this constellation of change, one man - the Emperor Charles V - ruled a conglomeration of territory more extensive than that. The lengthy and eventful reign of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V has long intrigued European historians with its significant accomplishments in commerce, politics, and culture. This volume is the result of an international colloquium that sought to integrate a wealth of international research to construct a more comprehensive view of the Emperor’s pivotal role in the evolution of Western.
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[T]his is the only book I know that stands comparison with Brandi in that respect, and Parker covers a lot more ground."—James D. Tracy, author of Emperor Charles V “Emperor leaves me in awe. It is an unprecedentedly thorough imperial, and indeed, global, biography.4/4(18).
Charles V (), King of Aragon, ruler of Castile and Roman Emperor is one of the most interesting and perplexing of the great European monarchs.
Son of Philip the Handsome and Juana, Queen of Castile, who was regarded as insane, by the age of nineteen he /5(6). [T]his is the only book I know that stands comparison with Brandi in that respect, and Parker covers a lot more ground."--James D.
Tracy, author of Emperor Charles V "Emperor leaves me in awe. It is an unprecedentedly thorough imperial, and indeed, global, biography/5(25).
Charles V as Holy Roman Emperor was also a defender of the Roman Catholic faith, second only to the Pope. In the 16th century, Popes were equally religious and political leaders, and Charles V often clashed with them over European politics but also joined with them in struggles against the Ottoman Turks.
Charles V spent his reign trying to maintain the integrity of the Holy Roman Empire against the many forces that sought to undermine it. An emerging Protestantism proved to be one of the biggest internal threats.
Although the papacy lent Charles V military and fiscal aid in the fight against the Protestants, it was occasionally a thorn in the emperor’s side, particularly when it was allied. Emperor is a fascinating book about Charles V and the author clearly has done a lot of research.
There is plenty of information and interesting facts to learn about. Well written. flag 1 like Like see review. Ummo Bruns rated it it was amazing/5.
Emperor Charles V - his life and times. On his 30th birthday Charles was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Clement VII in than three years earlier his troops had brutally sacked Rome and Clement had been forced to pay a ransom for his freedom. [T]his is the only book I know that stands comparison with Brandi in that respect, and Parker covers a lot more ground."—James D.
Tracy, author of Emperor Charles V “Emperor leaves me in awe. It is an unprecedentedly thorough imperial, and indeed, global, : Yale University Press.
[T]his is the only book I know that stands comparison with Brandi in that respect, and Parker covers a lot more ground."—James D. Tracy, author of Emperor Charles V “Emperor leaves me in awe.
It is an unprecedentedly thorough imperial, and indeed, global, biography. Charles V (), King of Aragon, ruler of Castile and Roman Emperor is one of the most interesting and perplexing of the great European monarchs.
Son of Philip the Handsome and Juana, Queen of Castile, who was regarded as insane, by the age of nineteen he was the most powerful monarch in Europe/5(8). Extracts from the book ‘Charles V: Duty and Dynasty’ ‘Charles V: Duty and Dynasty - The Emperor and his Changing World ’ is available on Amazon Extract.
Charles V was elected Holy Roman Emperor and, until his death inhe was to play a central role on the European political stage. The book is a clear introduction to the often confusing train of events in the first half of the sixteenth looks atCharles's response to the Protestant Reformation in Germany; his efforts to retain the Netherlands under Habsburg control; his struggle.
Charles V was the Holy Roman Emperor as well as the King of the Romans and King of Italy. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about his life. siblings: Catherine of Austria, Eleanor of Austria, Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, Isabella of Austria, Mary of Hungary, Queen of Portugal.
The book is divided into sections to cover his life and at the end of each section is a "portrait of the emperor" section that reveals a bit more of him as a human being, but the majority of "Emperor" follows the life of Charles V, who essentially creates, inherits, marries, and wins what is now known as the Hapsburg Empire: Spain, the /5(5).
Drawing on vital new evidence, a top historian dramatically reinterprets the ruler of the world’s first transatlantic empire The life of Emperor Charles V (–), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South America, has long intrigued biographers.
But the elusive nature of the man (despite an abundance of documentation), his relentless travel and. The Emperor Charles V was not one of these. Rather did he belong to that other group who must be called great because ancient historic forces were concentrated in their single being, because they moulded inherited ideas of power, belief and behaviour into new forms.
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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Holy Roman Emperor; Charles, Holy Roman Emperor: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Martyn C Rady. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The Ruler of the First Global Empire. Prof. Parker (Ohio State), the well-known specialist in Spanish and early modern military history, follows up his impressive Imprudent King: A New Life of Philip II with this thick biography of that king’s father, Charles V (), Holy Roman Emperor, King of Spain, and ruler of much else beside – the first man to rule an empire on which the sun.
Emperor Very interesting!. Have read many books where Charles V is a part of the story but until listening to this have never known much about the man behind the title. Well written and well read!!!.
And now I’m about to start listening to the book about his son Philip II by the same author. About this Item: Plate: 'Karel de Vijfde.' Portrait of Charles V ( - ), ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from and, as Charles I, of the Spanish Empire from until his voluntary retirement and abdication in favor of his younger brother Ferdinand I as Holy Roman Emperor and his son Philip II as King of Spain in Seal of The Emperor Karl League of Prayer (Gebetsliga) Karl ascended the throne as the last emperor of Austria-Hungrary during the tumult of the first world war in He saw his office as a commission from God and duty to follow and imitate Christ, the one true King.
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