Charlemagne Era Research Paper

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Mid-Term “Charlemagne Era” Valentina Leanos Question Mandatory Humanities 1301 Instructor: Dr. Alisa Petrovich March 6, 2016 Charlemagne was the elder son of Pepin the Short, King of the Franks. Charles was born 2 April, 74 and died at Aachen, 28 January, 814, his place of birth has never been confirmed. Charlemagne was always urged to assume the throne and make society better. Upon the death of his father in 768 is him and his brother Carlosman inherited the kingdom. It was one of the most important emperors of the Middle Ages and of all the time. He was King of the Franks (768-814) and Roman emperor (800-814). But, who was Charles? does the end really justify the means? Brutally and death should be justified…show more content…
I has happened for many centuries and still happening but it does not make it right. I can understand his goal and I could agree with him if the ways he took were different but why was religious sanction and influence necessary to achieve his goals. How can a person and even a society not matter war era justify beheading 4,000 Saxon warriors in the name of any religion and even forced the same religion to any rebels left? Did Charlemagne wanted people to fear religion, or become a Christian for their own will. If creating a better society by converting all to Christianity, he should have stopped attacking and conquer new lands and only focus on his kingdom, you do not need a heartless, imposing, ruthless and well train army to do that in my opinion. To defend your kingdom yes but not do introduce and convert people into a new religion and…show more content…
He showed great interest in the agricultural development of the kingdom, and the growth of trade, the legislative work in civil who made Charles, was mainly to organize and codify the principles of ancient Frankish law, and in 802, laws of the Frisians, Saxons Thuringians and were written. Also a new translation of the bible was created. Also Charlemagne advocated for clerical education, he was looking to create a more accessible education system. This Empire marked the beginning of many things in Europe. One of them was a new conception of the relations between Church and State. He was looking to create a new society with different beliefs, peaceful, educated, with religions as a base but he was not predicating by
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