Friday, August 6, 2010

Bone Study: Charlemagne was Tall and Thin

"In the journal, Economics & Human Biology, a team led by Frank Ruhli of Switzerland's University of Zurich, looked at the preserved shin bone of the one-time ruler of Europe. "Charlemagne – or Carolus Magnus meaning 'Charles the Big' as well as 'Charles the Great' – is one of the most important historical personalities," begin the study of the Frankish king who died in 814 A.D."

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