Charlemagne made many contributes to the current Rome. He inspired many of the rulers after him, but Otto I was the most successful of them all. He concord most of the land back that Charles had. His land was soon known as the Holy Roman Empire. The Holy Roman Empire was an important political entity in the Middle Ages. Charles built a palace in Aachen, where he died and was buried. This location was the coronation for emperors up till the sixteenth century. He developed monastic schools. These schools preserved the traditional way of learning. Charles created offices like counts, missi dominic, church officials, and more. He helped to preserve most of the work done during that time. His style of writing was not really popular then, but eventually it became the lower case letter we use today. He developed this style of writing because the way they wrote was hard to understand and was easy to make errors. Charles done all of his work because he believed that he was doing it for God.
2. Describe the ascent of both Pepin III and Charlemagne to the Frankish throne. Include internal family struggles and problems in your account.
When Charles was six he started military training. At the age of fifteen his father allowed him to be the overlordship in Austrasian. When his father died in 768, the empire was divided between him and his brother. The Charlemagne learned how to be an Emperor because he watched how his father led the Franks. It was in 741, that Charlemagne got to be a leader, but he was not the only Carolingian leader. The land was split between him an...
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... century. After destruction lay in, it did not take long for the Carolingian dynasty to be over. Not many Carolingians ruled by the tenth century. Places even became independent states. There became a new problem, the Magyars.
There was some hope when Otto I became emperor. He got rid of the Magyars. The west never had another leader like Charlemagne. In 1053, Leo IX invaded Norman Host, but he should have relied on the emperor to take the battle. The first crusade was proclaimed by Urban IV in 1095. Leo died in 1521, he left the Western Christendom destroyed and beyond recondition. Thankfully the pope put an end to this by receiving peace from the Westphalia. In 1806, the Holy Roman Empire ended. These events show how destroyed the empire had become.
Wilson , Derek. Charlemagne . 1st. ed. . New York: A Division of Random House, Inc., 2005. Print.
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