Emperor Frederick II
Lecture no. 23 from the course: The High Middle Ages
Taught by Professor Philip Daileader | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Nicknamed stupor mundi, or "the wonder of the world," Frederick II Hohenstaufen (1211-50) was one of the most controversial figures of his age. Yet even he could not reverse the fragmentation of the Holy Roman Empire.