Essays Tagged: "Charles Martel"

The Rise of Muhammad and Islam

When Charles Martel defeated the Muslims in Spain and stopped their advance into greaterEurope, he most l ...

(4 pages) 265 0 2.2 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Charlemagne, bringer of the golden age of Europe.

Charlemagne (Charles the Great) is the most discussed political leader of the 8 th and 9th centuries. He became r ... ral centuries.Charlemagne was born the son of the Frankish king Pepin the Short and the grandson of Charles Martel. Charles Martel had followed his fathers steps and become the Mayor of the Palace to ... the court, the so-called Mayor of the Palace, and he was at the head of affairs.' (Geary, 299) So, Charles Martel, as the Mayor of the Palace strengthened his power base and won fame by repulsing the ...

(8 pages) 207 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Charlemagne, a strong leader who unified Western Europe through military power and the blessing of the Church

Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, King of the Franks (742-814), was a strong leader who unified Western Europe thro ... Europe.Charlemagne was born in 742 at Aachen, the son of Pepin(or Pippin) the Short and grandson of Charles Martel. His grandfather, Charles, had begun the process of unifying western Europe, in the b ... of power of the Pope or Papacy all contributed to the need for a leader to bring about reformation. Charles Martel, Pepin, and ultimately Charlemagne all took as their personal responsibility the reor ...

(9 pages) 268 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Knights in Medieval Europe: morals and symbolism of knights, social classes, training, equipment, expectations, duties.

Medieval EuropeKnights were the most advanced fighting unit of the Middle Ages. Developed mainly by Charles Martel, they were horsemen, armored and carrying swords. By definition, a Knight was a mount ...

(4 pages) 125 1 4.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Rise of the French in Medieval Europe, 400-1200

olingians, and the Capetians. The most significant of these rulers were Clovis of the Merovingians, Charles Martel and Charlemagne of the Carolingians, and Hugh Capet of the Capetians. Likewise, the B ... Holmes, 1992). This "Catholic" trend still exists as the dominant religion in today's modern France.Charles Martel founded the Carolingian dynasty and reigned from 714-741 A.D. Originally, from Austra ...

(4 pages) 62 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Feudalism in Western Europe

horse to hit and kill his enemy. This was not an easy task to achieve it needed a lot of training. Charles Martel realized that a skilled cavalry would give him greater odds in war so he acquired a l ... xplanation of the origin of Feudalism is that most war was fought using infantry, not cavalry. Thus Charles Martel purchased his infantry/supporters with grants of land or estates. In this instance th ...

(2 pages) 65 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Traits Of Ferocity

se traits in hand, one can achieve endless great things, just as Charlemagne did. Pepin, his father Charles, his son Charlemagne, and Charlemagne's son Pepin, among others, all share the ferocity and ... the life of Charlemagne you must first examine the lives of his father, Pepin, and his grandfather, Charles.Using war as the only tool for expansion, Charles Martel crushed all of the rebels taking at ...

(2 pages) 373 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Carolingian, Macedonian, and Islamic Renaissance

Ages to the Renaissance period sparked revolutionary transformations in education art and religion (Charles, pp 45-49). One of the most prominent differences in the fourteenth century was the utilizat ... was the first sign of the medieval European world (Brian, pp 78-81). The empire was originated from Charles Martel who served as mayor of the palace of Austrasia, one of the three major areas controll ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science