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  • Einhard And Charlemagne
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    Einhard was a courtier in Charlemagne's Frankish Kingdom. During Charlemagne's rule / life (768-824), he dedicated a vast amount of time and energy into supporting the notions of classical learning. He went so far as to start a school comprised of many scholars within his palace. Their role was to educate the nobility, the priesthood and the people, as well as hold counsel with the king. This is where Einhard and Charlemagne first encountered each other. Einhard was a small but intelligent man w...
  • Charlemagne Of Einhard
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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 Empire....
  • Charlemagne
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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 The New Roman Emperor
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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 ma...
  • Start Of Charlemagne's Troubles
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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's Son
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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. 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 8th and 9th century, it was a start. He als...

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