Part 1: Charlemagne and the Saxons shows us that many European nations have their roots in the time of the great Franconian emperor. Charlemagne laid the foundations for many important developments that took place on German soil. Under Charlemagne’s control, Saxony later produced German kings.
WRITER: Werner Biermann DIRECTOR (SCE.): Christian Twente, Michael Löseke DIRECTOR (DOC.): Robert Wiezorek, Carsten Gutschmidt, Martin Carazo Mendez, Judith Voelker CAMERA (SCE.): Torbjörn Karvang, Marc Riemer CAMERA (DOC.): Jörg Adams, Peter Trinks EDITOR: Timothy McLeish, Nick Cimbollek MUSIC: Paul Rabiger COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Stefan Brauburger (ZDF), Georg Graffe (ZDF)