Frederick II: An Unusual Emperor Of The Holy Roman Empire

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Frederick II

The reading “Frederick II” is about an unusual emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Frederick II was a man of great ability who was infatuated with nature. The biggest contributions of Frederick II were the effects of his battle against the Church. Frederick II began to clash with the church when he announced that he regarded Jesus, and for that matter all the other major religions, to be frauds. This was a radical idea in the middle ages, the Age of Faith. Although Frederick allowed religions to be practiced in his empire, he began to dismantle the power the Church had in the Holy Roman Empire. Frederick II was determined to have a more secular government, even if it meant going against the pope. He was able to attain his goal
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