As described by Einhard in his account of Charlemagne’s life, Charlemagne seemed to be the physical and mental embodiment of an ideal ruler. Most of his habits came out of being a proud citizen of the Frankish kingdom – he participated in the Frankish exercises of riding and hunting and he dressed as a Frank 3. He acknowledged his strengths in how to govern and was passionate in strengthening his weaknesses that he thought were necessary to rule. In so doing, he became an extensive reader, appreciator of liberal arts, and he studied foreign languages in order to communicate with foreign leaders and countries 3. He also took the time to learn to write and took pleasure in learning the art in writing letters.
Charlemagne was a beloved figure in history. Charlemagne, also called King Charles, or Charles the great, significantly impact the world of the middle ages and even the world today. He was a brilliant leader in education, government, and especially on the battle field. But what made King Charles, Charles the great? Today I will prove to you that through being an exceptional leader in education, government Charlemagne was one of the best rulers of the Middle Ages.
Ever since he learned the letters of the alphabet Douglas was flooded with a joy for reading “books”. The hunger for enlightenment found him in the oddest of places seeking his lessons. Out of the knowledge came a pain that would have broken a normal man but in the end only fueled the drive to learn. Through the painful times it was his hope for the future and all he hoped to accomplish. Douglass’s rise from the “pit” should act a source of empowerment for anyone who has ever felt slighted, trapped or has been treated as a lesser for they are much more powerful than they
"brought with him a reputation for literature, science and a happy talent of composition. Writings of his were handed about" (David Colbert, Page 79) This goes to show that Thomas Jefferson was thought very highly off that he was asked to write the Declaration of Independence. It shows he was a hero as his thoughts and writing were the starting point
King Louis XIV ruled the country for seventy-two years, during which time people grew to trust that he was doing what was best for the country, without ever knowing what he was doing. Moliere states to the King: “ it is a piece of great temerity on my part to come and importune a great monarch in the midst of his glorious conquest” (Moliere, Second Petition). Moliere is captivated by the King and believes that he is not worthy of his time, but seeks assistance regardless. Orgon, in contrast, believes that
The last one is the angel holding the book that shows love, courage, faith, and holy qualities. On March 12, 1622 we were lucky enough to receive another saint canonized in the catholic community and it was St. Philip Neri. He was canonized because he was a great man and a good catholic to follow. Some of St. Philip Neri’s information was very interesting to read about. Here are some artifacts I found very shocking.
Jefferson obviously had a way with words and when to use them. He was proud of himself and what he did for his nation. Jefferson wrote in his biography that this was his most meaningful impact on his society. Thomas Jefferson’s accomplishments have shaped and moved the American nation into something amazing and great by purchasing the Louisiana Territory, by being friendly and popular with the people, and writing the Declaration of Independence. Purchasing the Louisiana Territory not only gained land the the U.S.A. but also established relationships with the natives that called the Territory home.
He prefers books of Aristotle’s philosophy to rich clothes and fiddle. His speech is full of moral virtue and it is very fascinating for people to listen to him. This clerk prays for those who help him and give him money for education. Geoffrey Chaucer depicts a student as a very serious person, who is respected by others, speaks when it is needed, and prefers intellectual enrichment to wealth and entertainment. So this is the first picture of medieval students that we can take from Canterbury Tales.
To some, the Mongols may be barbaric. If you really study them, though, you will see that the Mongols were a perfect balance between being civilized, and barbaric. This, is what I believe is what helped them gain, and maintain power. The Mongols were by far the most powerful people in history, with Genghis Khan being the greatest conqueror to ever live. According to information from many maps, Alexander the great conquered 2,180,000 square miles.
Both were influential leaders that many people looked up too. Abraham Lincoln before he was assassinated in 1865 he definitely left his mark on the world. Without his leadership people, today would not be where they are today. He was considered the greatest President of the United States. His action leads to the freeing of the slaves.