This biography overturns the myths and reveals Frederick II as neither the Beast of the Apocalypse nor the Universal Hero adopted by pre-Nazi Germany.
Instead we are shown a man very much of his time, an emperor whose reign coincided with the great turning-points of the high Middle Ages.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 498 pages, b&w illustrations
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 07/02/2002
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9780712668361