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Charlemagne and Pippin the Hunchback

Tenth-century depiction of Charlemagne and his illegitimate son

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Tenth-century depiction of Charlemagne and his illegitimate son

Charles and Son and Scribe

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This 10th-century work is actually a copy of a lost 9th-century original. It depicts Charlemagne meeting with his illegitimate son, Pippin the Hunchback, whom a conspiracy had sought to place on the throne. The original was made in Fulda between 829 and 836 for Eberhard von Friaul.

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