Visit Seligenstadt's top attractions in this 1.5 hour itinerary. Romanisches Haus, Einhardstatue, Ehemalige Benediktinerabtei Seligenstadt and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 1.5 hour Seligenstadt itinerary.
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Einhard (also Eginhard or Einhart; Latin: Einhardus; c. 775 – March 14, 840 AD) was a Frankish scholar and courtier. Einhard was a dedicated servant of Charlemagne and his son Louis the Pious; his main work is a biography of Charlemagne, the Vita Karoli Magni, "one of the most precious literary bequests of the early Middle Ages." == Public life == Einhard was from the eastern German-speaking part of the Frankish Kingdom. Born into a family of landowners of some importance, his parents sent him to be educated by the monks of Fulda - one of the most impressive centres of learning in the Frank lands - perhaps due to his small stature which restricted his riding and sword-fighting ability, Einhard concentrated his energies towards scholarship and especially to the mastering of Latin. He was accepted into the hugely wealthy court of Charlemagne around 791 or 792.Read more