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    Charles the great also known as Charlemagne, was known for his driven passion to make things right; he shaped literacy forever and we are now able to see that through his works. The Carolingian Renaissance did a lot of good things that has shaped the world today. Charles the Great inherited the Frankish Kingdom after his brother died in 771. His interest in seeing the church function effectively led him to encourage a basic educational system based in monasteries. This is what led to the…

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    the Roman Empire (Biography.com Editors). His father was Pepin the Short, who was the reigning King of the Franks. After the death of Charlemagne’s father, the Frankish kingdom was divided between Charlemagne and his younger brother Carloman. After the death of his brother in 771, Charlemagne became the sole ruler of the Franconian people, who were a Germanic government by origin. The Franks society was composed mostly of three classes: (1) the peasants - those who work, (2) the nobility -…

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    The Carolingian dynasty was a Frankish noble family which descended directly from the Merovingian dynasty which came before it. The Merovingian dynasty was founded by Childeric I, king of the Franks from 457-481 AD, who, thanks to his many military outings against the Visigoths, Saxons and Alemanni, managed to establish a foot hold of territory for the dynasty that his son, Clovis I, would create a few years later. It wasn’t until Childeric and his wife, Basina, Queen of Thuringia’s son, Clovis…

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    Charlemagne was a medieval emperor who ruled western Europe. Around the year 771, he became the king of the Franks, which consisted of different Germanic tribes in Europe. During his reign, he had a specific goal. His goal was to unify all the Germanic tribes into one kingdom and to convert his enemies into Christians. He battled against the territories that were under Muslim rule. As a skilled strategist, he pushed the Muslim rule in Europe further away. Between the years 777-778, Charlemagne…

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    Charlemagne has accomplished many great things. Here’s what I think are his top three accomplishments are. Charlemagne’s third top accomplishment would be that Charlemagne is considered the sponsor of medieval education. The reason why is because he noticed the importance of education and learning. He had ordered the creation of many schools, leading the expansion of the educational system. Also, measures were taken to revitalize existing schools, standardize curriculum across all schools, and…

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    Charlemagne’s legacy is one that has well exceeded his life. He gained enormous respect with his military victories and eventually deemed the Emperor of the Romans. Although he is known as “Charles the Great” for his military successes, there is evidence of the type of person and character he was well. Charlemagne also known as Karl was very interested in learning and education. He wanted to spread education throughout his empire. In addition to his love for education and learning, he also had a…

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    Charlemagne was king of the Lombards, Franks, and was the king of the Holy Roman empire. Charlemagne’s father was king Pepin the short and his mother was Queen Bertrada. He had four sisters and two brothers who were really nice to him, and when his father passed away in the year of 768, That is when Charlemagne and his brother Carloman took over the empire in Germany in 814. They needed to rule with each other because according to the general of the Franks. Charlemagne knew how to speak…

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    After years of hostility between the Catholic Church and France, Napoleon's leadership ushered in an era of peace between the two. When Pius VII became Pope in 1800, he signed a Concordat along with Napoleon that reinstated Catholic influence in French daily life. Napoleon completed a series of actions that appeased the papacy further, such as abolishing the calendar from the Revolution and paying Bishops’ salaries using state money. Though Napoleon believed that the Church should remain…

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    What Is Viking Barbarity?

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    . Instead, demonstrating how “they were no more violent than anybody else, they were no less civilised than anybody else” (Winroth, 2013) of their time. Professor of archaeology at Stockholm university, Ingmar Jansson, states that “The Norsemen were not just warriors, they were farmers, artists, shipbuilders and innovators”, as well as a host of other vocations. Despite a quarter of the modern Orkney genome appearing to come from Norwegian Vikings, the lack of Danish DNA in modern descendants…

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    and even a change in clothing and fashion for which represented nobility and authority. A historian who had a favorable relationship to Clovis and his Frankish kingdom in the 5th century AD, Gregory of Tours, is quoted in his work, History of the Franks, mentioning the distinct appearance of eastern tradition by recalling, “Clovis received an appointment to the consulship from the emperor Anastasius (Roman Emperor in Constantinople), and in the church of the blessed Martin he clad himself in the…

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