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The Battle of Süntel [1] was a military conflict in 782 between the Saxon Rebels, led by Widukind and the occupying Frankish forces, led by Charlemagne. The result was a victory for the Saxon Army, with half of the Frankish army being annihilated.


  • Work cat.: Cosack, E. Der altsächsische "Heidenkirchhof" bei Sarstedt, Ldkr. Hildesheim, und die Schlacht am Süntel 782, 2007.

found: Heimbs, G. Die Amelungsburg am Süntel und die Schlacht vom Jahre 782; In: Die Kunde 12, 1944.

  • Google Books WWW site, Nov. 11, 2009 (Charlemagne and the Early Middle Ages: In 782, Witikind again raised the banner of revolt; in the battle of Suntel Mountain, he succeeded in wiping out more than half of the Frankish army)


  1. "Süntel, Battle of, Germany, 782 – LC Linked Data Service (Library of Congress)". Retrieved 2013-12-10. 

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