• Charlemagne Einhard Gall Version
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    Trent Shell History H 206 Janine Peterson September 20, 2004 After reading two versions of "The Life of Charlemagne", one written by a person who lived with Charlemagne, and one who didn't, it is evident that Charlemagne is portrayed in a negative way by the author, the Monk of St. Gall, and in a positive way by Einhard. Einhard was very close to Charlemagne. He lived at the same time and with Charlemagne himself. His version of "The Life of Charlemagne" was writing right after his death. The Mo...
  • Charlemagne Civ Of Char
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    ... Charlemagne were primarily for the education of the priests, but were open to all people. Charlemagne's Admonition general is stressed the importance of education for everyone. Many of the scholars brought to the Palace School were foreigners: Italians, Spaniards, and Irish, but there were also some Franks. (Holmes 96-97) Charlemagne saw it his duty to create a center for science, art and literature, and to spearhead a cultural revolution in Western Europe. Charlemagne himself joined the sc...
  • Kings Of The Early Middle Charlemagne Church Empire
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    Charlemagne s Appreciation of Learning 1. Why was Charlemagne so anxious to raise the educational standards of both the clergy and laity of his empire 2. Why has Charlemagne been regarded as one of the greatest kings of the Early Middle Ages Charlemagne or also called Charles the Great king of the Franks was a strong leader who unified Western Europe through military power and the blessing of the Church. His belief in the need for education among the Frankish people brings about religious, polit...
  • Charlemagne Western Europe
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    Charlemagne History 101 - Fast Forward Fall 1996 PREPARED BY: SUBMITTED: September 30, 1996 Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, King of the Franks (742-814), was a strong leader who unified Western Europe through military power and the blessing of the Church. His belief in the need for education among the Frankish people was to bring about religious, political, and educational reforms that would change the history of Europe. Charlemagne was born in 742 at Aachen, the son of Pepin (or Pippin) the ...
  • Charlemagne Western Europe
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    Charlemagne Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, became the undisputed ruler of Western Europe, "By the sword and the cross." (Compton's 346) As Western Europe was deteriorating Charlemagne was crowned the privilege of being joint king of the Franks in 768 A. D. People of Western Europe, excluding the church followers, had all but forgotten the great gifts of education and arts that they had possessed at one time. Charlemagne solidly defeated barbarians and kings in identical fashion du...
  • Charlemagne Palace School
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    Charlemagne By: A. Dodge Maple/ McBride HOUR- 1114 12-09-99 By the Cross and the Sword: Charlemagne's Impact on the West. "He who ordains the fate of kingdoms in the march of the centuries, the all-powerful Disposer of events, having destroyed one extraordinary image, that of the Romans, which had, it was true, feet of iron, or even feet of clay, then raised up, among the Franks, the golden head of a second image, equally remarkable, in the person of the illustrious Charlemagne. Not ker the Stam...
  • Ruled The Par Charlemagne Saxons War
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    The Conquests, Coronation, and Rule of Charlemagne Jamie L. Wood Western Civilization Paper #2 Tuesday, November 10, 1998 Charlemagne one of the most ambitious, aggressive, and noble kings of medieval times. He ruled the Franks from 768 to 814 and became Emperor of the Romans from 800-814. During his tenure as Emperor of the Romans Charlemagne created an empire that would be the envy and model for many ambitious monarchs to follow. The coronation of Charlemagne as emperor goes beyond the conflic...
  • Charlemagne By The Sword And The Cross
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    12/99 Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross "By the sword and the cross," Charlemagne became master of Western Europe. It was falling into decay when Charlemagne became joint king of the Franks in 768. Except in the monasteries, people had all but forgotten education and the arts. Boldly Charlemagne conquered barbarians and kings alike. By restoring the roots of learning and order, he preserved many political rights and revived culture. Charlemagne's grandfather was Charles Martel, the warrio...
  • Charlemagne Brother Carloman
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    Franklin S. Gibbs Prof. History of Western Civilization November 25, 2000 Charlemagne The two lives of Charlemagne as told by Einhard and Notker the Stammerer are very different accounts of the life of the great Emperor. Einhard gives us a historical overview of the life of Charlemagne who lived from 742 to 814 A. D. Charlemagne was also known as Charles the Great and the King of the Franks. Charles was one of four children born to Pepin the Short, A Mayor of the Palace of the Carolingian Empir...
  • Charlemagne Pope Stephen
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    Charlemagne was a Frankish king and Roman emperor who lead his armies to victory over many other people and countries. He established rule of western and central Europe and became the most influential king of the Middle Ages. He was also the descendent of the great Pepin the Short and the grandson of Charles Martel. Charlemagne not only was a great king but great kings ran in his family line. Charlemangne's father, Pepin, dethroned the last of the Merovingian Kings and assumed the royal title fo...
  • Charlemagne 3 Empire King Made
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    Charlemagne by: Javier V lez Charlemagne was an ambitious king, aggressive and cruel, but was really good when having to deal with expansion and organization. His greed made him conquer many regions and build a large empire made up of 250 counties. Charlemagne was determined to strengthen his realm and to bring order to Europe through organization and dedication. Charlemagne had an immense ability to organize and administrate. Because of his aggressiveness, Charlemagne converted many of his conq...
  • Charlemagne 2 Western Europe
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    Charlemagne I think that one of the most important people in the medieval time was Charlemagne. He was the son of a man named Pepin the Short, like his father before him became king of the Franks. After his father died, Charlemagne took over ruling the Franks. Charlemagne did many important things for his people and his kingdom. One of his greatest accomplishments was nearly doubling the borders of his kingdom. His kingdom then included Germany, France, northern Spain, and most of Italy. This m...
  • Charlemagne Western Europe
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    Charlemagne Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, became the undisputed ruler of Western Europe. As Western Europe was deteriorating Charlemagne was crowned the privilege of being joint king of the Franks in 768 A. D. People of Western Europe, excluding the church followers, had all but forgotten the great gifts of education and arts that they had possessed at one time. Charlemagne solidly defeated barbarians and kings in identical fashion during his reign. Using the re-establishment of ...
  • That Great Guy Charles
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    Charlemagne was born on April 2, 742, and grew up, illiterate, in a place unknown today. Although Charlemagne was illiterate he did speak old Teutonic, Latin, German, French, Spanish, and understood Greek. Charlemagne is best know as 'Charles the Great'. Charlemagne was 29 when Carlo man II, his father, died. Charles then became sole king of France. Two years later he received an appeal for aid against the Lombard Desiderius from Pope Hadrian II. Charles left for was after he received the appea...
  • The Imperial Coronation Of Charlemagne
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    History Essay " The Age of Charlemagne: Power and Religion in the early Medieval West''Who planned Charlemagne's imperial coronation and why?' The imperial coronation of Charlemagne has been a source of dispute between scholars of this era for a period of time, perhaps due to the fact that the sources available are often biased and the historical information, often vague. Historians have argued that perhaps it had been Charlemagne himself who instigated the coronation possibly as a means to cons...
  • Charlemagne Frankish Empire
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    Charlemagne, arguably the greatest leader Europe has ever seen. He was born in 742 in Northern Europe and died in 814. Charlemagne conquered much of Western Europe and united it under a great empire. His father, Pepin or Pippin III, was elected king of the Frankish Empire when Charlemagne was a child. The king was nicknamed Pepin the Short, while his wife, Charlemagne's mother Bert rada, was nicknamed Bertha of the Big Foot. The Frankish Empire was split in half among Charlemagne and his brother...
  • Charlemagne East Francia
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    I INTRODUCTION Charlemagne was the king of the Franks and emperor of the Romans from 800-814. During his reign Charlemagne built a kingdom that included almost all of western and central Europe and he started Carolingian Renaissance. His empire had two main territories, East and west Francia that is now the major parts of two important European entities. West Francia is modern-day France, and East Francia became first the Holy Roman Empire and then the modern state of Germany. II BACKGROUND AND ...
  • Life Of Charlemagne Saxony One Pope
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    And although his body was not pierced by the sword, the trial of many sufferings, the perilous combats in which he engaged, his daily willingness to die for the conversion of the infidel, have made of him a martyr. - Frederick Barbarossa The Medieval Age is thought of as a dark time, where everything tended to be bleak and dismal, however there was light all through this period, and many institutions we have today were created and formed during this time. Out of this great time, we get great lea...
  • Charlemagne Aix La Chapelle
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    Introduction Throughout history, there have been many good and bad rulers, from the bravery of Alexander the Great, to the madness of George III. None, however, helped shape European feudalism like Charlemagne, King of the Franks, First of the Holy Roman Emperors. His advancements in government were not his only advancements though. He created an educational system for his people. While far behind the public and private educational systems of today, in the 8 th and 9 th century, it was a start. ...
  • The Kingdom Of Charlemagne
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    There was relatively little commerce in Western Europe. Roads, bridges, and the infrastructure were generally non-existent. Furthermore, the countryside was unsafe for travel due to a lack of organized law enforcement. Small villages had to take care of themselves; therefore, goods were manufactured to supply local needs only. Among the Franks, all sons were entitled to a share. Therefore, when a King died, each son became a King over his own little kingdom. This created many small political un...