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    Mental Endurance in Alfred Lansing's Endurance Shackleton's Incredible Voyage In Endurance Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, Alfred Lansing recounts the tale of one of the greatest successes of the Twentieth Century. Ironically, Lansing's detailed account of the 1915 Trans-Antarctic Expedition illuminates the stark reality that Sir Ernest Shackleton's expedition did not fulfill its goal. In fact, the expedition never even set foot upon the continent that they had intended to cross. The outstanding

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    A Brief History of France

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    began invading the area in the Third Century. Uncharacteristically, a group of Franks, Visigoths and Vandals began fighting the Romans for control of the regions of Gaul. Seeing this happening, the people of Gaul began forming alliances with local lords in order to receive protection from the Barbarian invaders. The territory of Gaul eventually fell to the Franks after the Romans retreated. The barbaric people of the Franks were Germanic people from Eastern Europe lead by a man named Clovis. Clovis

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    Kreig Uber Alles

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    Krieg Uber Alles The crowning of Charlemagne as the Emperor of Rome, led to highly toxic tensions between Germania and the Roman Empire, demonstrated by the thirty years war with the Saxons, Charlemagne’s constant tendency to be in battle throughout his reign as well as his mental qualities, and the war like attitude of the Germanic people. These tensions were heightened due to the clashing ideologies of Charlemange, who wanted to unite Europe under Christianity and, the Saxons who had a strong belief

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    During medieval times Western Europe was a very intriguing place, filled with governments like the Franks, religions like Catholicism, and many many wars. There were six main characteristics of Western Europe during the medieval times, and they were war, pestilence, religion, social injustice, and bad law systems. War was one of the things that caused great advancements in math, architecture, and weapons. The advances in math were caused by their need to better calculate things, for example firing

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    consists of two separate biographies published into one book and tells the story of Charlemagne's life as two different people experienced it. Apart from this, there are many other places you can turn to learn more about the life of the king of the Franks, including letters, capitularies, inventories, annals, and more. However, each of these sources seem to paint a different picture of Charlemagne. In one, he seems to be a very average guy; in another, a mythical being, almost god-like; and a strong

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    his advancement of education to his role in spreading and popularizing Christianity. Charlemagne was born around 742 (the actual dates of birth are disputed) and was the eldest son of Pepin the Short. Pepin the Short was given the title King of the Franks in 754 thus making his sons, Carloman and Charlemagne heir to his throne and to his kingdom. When Pepin the Short died in 768, his empire was split in two giving each half to each son which led to immediate tension between Charlemagne and Carloman

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    Napoleon crossing the Alps is also is the title given to the five versions of oil on canvas equestrian portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte painted by the French artist Jacques-Louis David between 1801 and 1805. Initially commissioned by the Spanish Ambassador to France, the composition shows a strongly idealized view of the real crossing that Napoleon and his army made across the Alps through the Great St. Bernard Pass in May 1800. Napoleon comes across to me as a leader in many different of ways. Jacques-

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    Charlemagne

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    didn’t inherit power, when Pepin the Short died, the kingship of the Carolingian Empire was divided and shared by Charlemagne and his brother, Carloman. Unfortunately, Carloman died early and unexpectedly as a young man and the entire land of the Franks was given to Charlemagne. This kingdom was vast and covers what would today include parts of the countries of Germany, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland and France. Charlemagne took very good care of his mother who lived with him at the palace and

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    Charles' Military Success

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    his enemies, which may be argued by some historians. Whereas other historians may argue that the weaknesses of Charles's enemies, lead to his military success. Other historians may argue that many of Charlemagne's enemies were weaker than the Franks, which may have been the single most factor leading to Charles's military success. In the Lombard campaign in 773-774, Desiderius's Lombard kingdom was institutionally quite well developed. But it was political weakness, which lead to Charles's

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    Charlemagne

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    What makes ‘a' king into ‘the' king and then onto Emperor and Augustus? What made King Charles, Charles the Great? In Einhard's Life of Charlemagne, a very succinct description of King Charles' ideals, beliefs, attitudes and traits are depicted along with his life's territorial as well as mental conquests illustrated. Charlemagne was a man with a vision of a utopian society united under Christianity in its glorious form in an almost Camelot like kingdom. Einhard's literary work gives society an insight

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