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    Middle Ages Feudalism

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    With the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 CE, Germanic peoples established multiple kingdoms as successors for imperial power. One notable Germanic tribe, the Franks, had their realm of influence increased dramatically with the advent of the Carolingian dynasty, founded by Charles Martel. The Carolingian empire, known as such with the crowning of Charlemagne as emperor, was the exception in a period of general…

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    Charlemagne Qualities

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    Charlemagne’s overall success as a military leader is undeniable, but there are many reasons for this.[1] Potentially most obvious are the actions and traits of Charlemagne himself, The obvious and possibly most important factor was Charlemagne himself. Many historians praise Charlemagne’s ability as being bordering on the supernatural, and argue that his personal qualities were vital in the military conquests of his reign, both in terms of the effectiveness of his administration and his…

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    The actual war spanned somewhere around thirty three years, and the true cause of the violence lies in the antagonistic relationship held between the Franks and Saxons (Heritage History Staff, 2015). Though to be sure, another factor was the religious aspect, as he wanted to convert the Pagans to Christianity. This was shown when, during his campaign against the Saxons, he had his men burn down their…

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    Hinduism Vs Islam Essay

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    1. The Code of Justinian, The Roman Emperor Justinian instructed his legal advisors to come together to create a set common set of laws that were to be used for his entire empire. The group of men wrote down the laws that were already in use and made sure they did not contradict one another. When they felt the laws were in order they named them “The Code of Justinian. The laws were so well written and were just that many nations used the Justinian codes when they were establishing their own laws…

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    Learning is always a great opportunity, learn the history of our past is even better. I had the opportunity to learn about the history of Europe. I got to know the man Charlemagne or also known as (the father of Europe). Charlemagne, born in France in April 742 DC parents Pepin the short and Bertrada of Laon. His father, the first of the Carolingians to become King. And his mother, his mother was a normal woman with no royal lineage. He was one of the most famous and powerful leaders who…

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    Charlemagne is believed to have been born about the year 742. He has been considered by many people an ideal ruler, and a model for other rulers. Charlemagne, also known as Charles I, was the son of King Pepin the Short. Later when he became King of the Franks, his country already occupied nearly all of modern France, all of Belgium and the Netherlands, most of Switzerland, and large areas of Germany. To expand the country even more he added Saxony, Bavaria, large parts of Austria, the Kingdom…

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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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