Essays Tagged: "Carolingian Empire"

Class:Hist. of Western Civilization. This essay is about 9th and 10th century Europe. Invasions of Magyars,Vikings, and Musslims forced change. Feudalism,chivalry...

and, and for the title of emperor. In 843 the Treaty of Verdun formally divided the kingdom and the Carolingian empire continued to dissolve. The squabbling amongst the three new rulers came at a time ... protection, and military strength were apparent.The attacks made it obvious to the people that the Carolingian rulers couldn't protect them, and what's more is they realized they were out matched by ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Who built castles and why? Where were most castles built? Why was the M&B castle construction so popular and effective in the eleventh century warfare? **Note: E-mail for complete BIB.

dbury 52). It is, therefore, necessary to explore other reasons for which castles were built.As the Carolingian Empire slowly succumbed to internal conflict--starting from the point of Charlemagne's d ...

(4 pages) 146 0 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Feudalism and Weapons Revolution impacted by the use of Mercenary forces after William the Conqueror began strenghtening his grip on Northern France and England.

ular military mission and needs--and the recruitment of this select fyrd was almost parallel to the Carolingian practice of grouping four mansi in order to require one able and armed soldier per group ... the introduction of William Louis of Nassau's 'countermarch' was introduced in 1594. As it was the Carolingian Empire that dominated this period, it is only right that there most "predominant weapon" ...

(11 pages) 61 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Study the arms of the medieval period. Which weapons were preferred by infantry and cavalry through the different periods of the Middle Ages?

he weaponry that would dominate the battlefield of the Early Middle Ages (DeVries 9). As it was the Carolingian Empire that dominated this period, it is only right that there most "predominant weapon" ... imary weapon (unless of course he was in the role of the 'shock-trooper' mentioned earlier). As the Carolingian reign began to dwindle, the reliance upon the sword as the cavalrymen's main weapon of c ...

(6 pages) 125 2 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Why Charlemagne is the most influential person of the middle ages

d a key figure in all of European history. Charlemagne's greatest impact on European history is the Carolingian Empire (751-987), an empire greater than any known since Ancient Rome. By 800, his empir ... books, and demanded the creation of more monasteries. At this time, a new type of writing, known as Carolingian minuscule, came into use. The present-day use of capital and lower-case letters, punctua ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Change within Western Society from Roman Times to

mes and situations.The artistic changes in time the Western Society from Roman times to the time of Carolingian Empire are no exception. These creative differences that occurred during such times make ...

(8 pages) 38 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lay Investiture

a major voice primarily in religious matters and to a lesser degree in secular affairs. During the Carolingian Empire, the church began to profit from land they acquired establishing the large monast ... that it was corrupt and that there was need for reform. The emperor also had power, and during the Carolingian Empire and beyond, the power of the emperor strengthened. Emperors became accustomed to ...

(5 pages) 1416 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lay Investiture

a major voice primarily in religious matters and to a lesser degree in secular affairs. During the Carolingian Empire, the church began to profit from land they acquired establishing the large monast ... that it was corrupt and that there was need for reform. The emperor also had power, and during the Carolingian Empire and beyond, the power of the emperor strengthened. Emperors became accustomed to ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History