Charlemagne was the king of the Franks from 768 AD to 814 AD and the emperor of the West between 800 AD and 814 AD. He was a key in the foundation of the Holy Roman empire and strengthened the western European economy. He spent most of his early years of his reign at war, and expanded his territory vastly across Europe. Charlemagne ruled over a large territory and was the main political figure for all of Western Europe. “This King, who showed himself so great in extending his empire and subduing foreign nations, and was constantly occupied with plans to that end, undertook also very many works calculated to adorn and benefit his kingdom, and brought several of them to completion.”
Eulogy of Charlemagne I am sad to say, in the year of 814, that my dear friend Charlemagne has passed away from the horrid sickness Pleurisy. We are not here to mourn though. Today we are here to celebrate the amazing life and the great accomplishments of Charlemagne. Rome would not be the place it is if it weren’t for Charlemagne. He knew patience would lead to success in his rule.
Before it’s established why Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Empire, it is necessary to understand the position the Romans were in as well as Charlemagne’s past and current (at the time) accomplishments. There were 2 parts of the Roman Empire: The Eastern Empire and The Western Empire. The Eastern Empire was run by the Byzantines. The Western Roman, mostly run by the Romans but they were being invaded left and right, so they were disintegrating. The idea of the Roman Empire was there, but the government running it was falling apart.
Augustus which was the name of a man that was strong and selfless and created a way of life without a dictating idiot like most colonies of rulers. He had change the way of life in Rome. This is his very own story Augustus was a very successful man. “He created a city police.
Charles I, better known as Charlemagne, was the king of the Franks and founded the Holy Roman Empire. Over his rule, Europe was greatly motivated to create a society completely unique to that of Rome. He had significant historical impacts involving territory, culture, economy, and religion in Europe that completely changed the continent. When Charlemagne was born, his father, Pepin the Short, already had a strong political position. As mayor of the palace, Pepin was a palatine whom eventually became king of the Franks himself.
Augustus was a respected, successful, and considerate leader who did his best to impress the citizens of Rome. Although some viewed him as greedy and controlling, most critics say that he was generally a kind and respectful leader. Augustus accomplished many things that made him respected throughout Rome. He conquered Egypt which was what made him popular and celebrated amongst the citizens of Rome. Coins were made with Augustus’ face on them.
I don’t think that Alexander was a great king. He did far too much bad. He has killed thousands of people. Burned their temples, and treated people very badly. He went to conquer many place and took over when they didn’t want him there at all.
Cardinal de Richelieu was recognized as the King’s First Minister. He went out to extend royal power and crush domestic industries. By limiting the power of the nobility, he transformed France into a central state. His goal in foreign policy was to check and stabilize the power of the Habsburg dynasty, and to ensure French dominance in the Thirty Years ' War that surrounded Europe with numerous conflicts. Although he was a cardinal, he still made alliances with Protestant rulers in attempting to achieve his goals, whether they were political, economic or foreign.
He was a very able warrior and kept the Muslims out of Europe in the Battle of Tours in 732. Martel supported the work of evangelizing the tribes beyond the Rhine. He figured that this converting would help him later when dealing with the people. Pepin the Short or Great was the son of Charles.
Niya Keller 11-8-17 Social Studies Rm.36 The Jewish Revolt Against Heraclius The Jewish revolt against Heraclius was apart of the Byzantine- Sasanian War of 602-628 BCE. The Jews wanted to gain the Land of Israel. The war took place during the Late Antique Little Ice Age. It started when Jews and Samaritans were being killed frequently by the Byzantines who were the Eastern Romans, which resulted in numerous revolts.
Napoleon Bonaparte is a controversial figure in history, while some argue that he was a tyrant, others would say that he was a saviour of the French people, and a spreader of secular values. Regardless of one’s opinion, we mustn't neglect the many accomplishments he achieved throughout his reign as Emperor of France. As a young man, Napoleon joined a military academy, where he grew fascinated by famous figures like Julius Caesar, Hannibal Barca, and especially Alexander the Great. With the eruption of the French Revolution, Napoleon was quickly able to rise up through the ranks, eventually leading the French people to a victory over the monarchy, and later, the tyrants of the Reign of Terror. During his reign, he maintained his belief in the ideals of the revolution, which form the current national motto
Since the beginning of times, rulers from all cities all over the world would create laws that everyone is to follow, to ensure they know who their ruler is. this law code is not an exception. Charlemagne Although it is said that this document was written, edited, and translated by George bell and Henderson Hernest F and was published by a publishing house with the name of George bell and sons situated in London England in 1896 , it is also mentioned that the original author of this law code is Charlemagne, a Christian Roman emperor that ruled from 800 to 814. I think this document was rewritten because the wanted to make it more clear for a wider variety of people.