Essays Tagged: "Pepin the Short"

Einhard's The Life of Charlemagne

e shortly after Charlemagne was anointed in 768. It was started supposedly by Charlemagne's father, Pepin the Short, 'but not brought to a proper conclusion.' (Einhard, The Life of Charlemagne) Einhar ... ne turn down a desperate request from a man who lead the Church, the same Church which had anointed Pepin the Short and all his descendants ruler of the Franks until the end of time? It was a request ...

(4 pages) 129 1 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

Charlemagne, bringer of the golden age of Europe.

divided into rival kingdoms for several 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 an ... of the Palace strengthened his power base and won fame by repulsing the Arabs at Poitiers in 732AD. Pepin the Short succeeded his father and worked to consolidate the family's acquisitions. In 751AD P ...

(8 pages) 207 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The crowning of Charlemagne in AD 800 and his achievements prior it.

expect to be crowned the Emperor of the West, by the pope. That Christmas Day, Charlemagne, son of Pepin the Short, dressed in a garment of gold cloth, with jeweled boots and a golden gridle to his c ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Famous Ruler: Charlemagne.

of the Western Roman Empire.This great ruler was born approximately on April 2, 742. He was born toPepin the Short and to Bertrada. Charlemagne had a younger brother namedCarloman. Carloman was four ... had disowned Hiltrude. She lived with him in an unofficial,but happy marriage that produced one son Pepin. In 771, Charlemagnedivorced Desiderata and sent her back to her father. By divorcing Desidera ...

(1 pages) 56 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Monarchs, Alexander the Great and Charles the Great.

her great monarch; later called Charlemagne and Charles the Great was born in 742 he was the son of Pepin III. He was a great man. His many attributes included being an intelligent man, who spoke diff ... ll a devout Christian. The tales of King Arthur can only rival the greatness of his life.His Father Pepin III died in 768 dividing his kingdom between his two sons Charlemagne and Carloman. "They rule ...

(7 pages) 43 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Life and times of Charlemagne

empire as his feats in war.Charlemagne inherited control of the Merovingian Empire from his father, Pepin the Short. The Merovingian Empire had been building up lands little by little over the previou ... the previous years, thanks to the military genius of Charles "The Hammer" Martel and the ambitious Pepin the Short. However, there were many people who were enemies of the empire, and disputes would ...

(7 pages) 100 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

La biographie de charlemagne

trois fils, avant de couronner Louis comme son héritier en 813.Charlemagne : l'homme et le mytheÉginhard, qui a écrit l'histoire du règne (Vie de Charlemagne), décri ...

(9 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Death of Charlemagne: 6 in-depth pages on the Death of a Great leader. Complete w/works sited page

orn Charlemagne, but rather simply Charles. Born in a place unknown on April 2, 742, and the son of Pepin the Short, Charles earned the title Charlemagne, or "Charles the Great" in French, as well as ... in 806, Charlemagne, as was Frankish custom, divided his vast empire into three parts for his sons Pepin, Charles, and Louis. Sadly, Pepin and Charles both died untimely deaths, leaving Louis, the le ...

(7 pages) 32 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


an man and had amiable qualities such as strength of body, courage of spirit, pride of race. He was the oldest son of Pippin the Short and his wife, Bertrada of Laon. Charlemagne had two younger sibli ... . Charlemagne had two younger siblings, Carloman and Gisela. When Pippin died in September 24, 768, the kingdom of the Franks was divided between Charlemagne and Carloman. They did not lead the best r ...

(1 pages) 21 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


This was Charles the Great of the Franks. He lived from 742 to 814 AD. His father was Pepin the Short divided his empire to Charles and his brother Carloman very shortly before his death ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Charlemagne 2

f the Frankish Empire, but he was also crowned, Emperor of Rome. Before Charlemagne and his father, Pepin's, reigns, basis of political authority did not lie with the king. Einhard writes, "It had rea ... ng at all of his own, except a single estate with an extremely small revenue" (Einhard, 55). It was Pepin, Charlemagne's father who set the precedent for the shift in political authority. Starting out ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


m such a significant individual in the medieval history of Europe?Charlemagne was the oldest son of Pepin the Short and Bertrada of Laon, he became king in 768ad initially as the co-ruler with his bro ...

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers