Essays Tagged: "Charlemagne"

The Life of Charlemagne

To many, Charlemagne was perhaps the greatest ruler of all time. Charlamagne was able to create and control o ... was on of the most respected generals and eventually dictators of the time.One of the reasons that Charlemagne is so remembered is because he was a king, and most kings are remembered. Charlamagne in ... f general. Something in which he had dreamed about being his whole life. It was at this moment when Charlemagne started to build up his empire. Charlamagne led more than an incredible sixty battles be ...

(5 pages) 155 4 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European 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 ... ler of a vast empire in Western Europe, and from 800AD on held the title of Roman Emperor. Later on Charlemagne acquired an almost divine status, both as a Catholic saint, and as the hero of French ep ... y well organized and administered empire that stretched from the River Elbe to the Pyrenees. It was Charlemagne that brought about the unity of Medieval Europe through conquest as well as a strong adm ...

(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 Wes ... o bring about religious, political, and educational reforms that would change the history of Europe.Charlemagne was born in 742 at Aachen, the son of Pepin(or Pippin) the Short and grandson of Charles ... ad begun the process of unifying western Europe, in the belief that all people should be Christian. Charlemagne's father, Pepin, continued this process throughout his rule and passed his beliefs on to ...

(9 pages) 268 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


Charlemagne, also known as "Charles the Great" was a powerful Frankish warrior King who unified West ... ous, political, and educational reform that would create a positive impact on the history of Europe.Charlemagne used his army and own skillful planning to more than double the size of the Frankish kin ... more than double the size of the Frankish kingdom. With each conquest the Frankish kingdom grew and Charlemagne demanded that the defeated leaders convert to Christianity. Those who refused to convert ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers


military effort against non-Christians.The origins of the Crusades probably began with the death of Charlemagne, king of the Franks, in 814 and the collapse of his empire. Christian Europe was under a ...

(4 pages) 108 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Greatest King of Franks: Charlemagne, is about the hitorical significance and what led him to such a significant reign.

Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great and King of the Franks, historically was a remarkable i ... wer of the church. Many successful military conquests were made during his rule. These conquests of Charlemagne not only defended his family and his empire, but also laid the foundation for the develo ... pire, but also laid the foundation for the development of a new political entity, the German State. Charlemagne was a hardworking and industrious emperor, reintroducing education under his rule. This ...

(6 pages) 95 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Comparison and contrat of the characters Macduff and Roland. thier points of similarity and difference. How they understand duty and their relationship with God and thier eartly king.

is duty. It is for duty, not love of war that Roland fights to the death at Rencesvals. Duty causes Charlemagne, Roland's earthly king, to retaliate his death. In this poem, duty is often connected to ... thly king, to retaliate his death. In this poem, duty is often connected to love. The bonds between Charlemagne and Roland, and between Roland and his men, are exemplified by deep respect and affectio ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

This essays decribes the effects that Charlemagne (Charles the Great) had on Christianity in the 8th century AD. It includes interesting facts and some personal opinions.

Charlemagne (Charles the Great)In my opinion, Charlemagne accomplished many beneficial things for th ... he was involved in many church decisions, probably more than he should have been. Noteworthy, is of Charlemagne's fifty-three campaigns, around forty of them were directly or indirectly involved with ...

(4 pages) 100 1 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

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

On a cold Christmas Day in Rome; 800, fifty-eight year old Charlemagne came to Rome in answer to Pope Leo's cries for help against enemies that wanted to overt ... g crowned, he didn't 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 go ... anted this while the crowning was taking place, for they must have known what the pope had planned. Charlemagne deserved his crowning for a very long time. He had changed a lot of things before he was ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A poem that flows nicely and is about Charlemagne. Charlemagne was the first Holy Roman Emperor. This poem details his life, trumphs, defeats, and much more.

Charlemagne,Christianized and conquered the Saxon,All on his 30-year campaign,Determined to strength ... room for increase,And ultimately opportunity,Let's get him started, just release,To understand what Charlemagne was about,He failed to loathe,Hunting, swimming, riding, and catching trout,Now for his ... oper order,And make sure things were just peachy,The missi dominici were like recorders,We all know Charlemagne is from France,Where they are all big on,Fairytale romance,I find it nothing more than a ...

(1 pages) 57 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

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

Legionnaire, was slightly altered to adhere to the overhaul experienced by the Frankish army under Charlemagne. In 792 he issued his Capitulare missorum requiring a lance (the cavalry version of a sp ... nt many transformations, as it was comprised of a multitude of unmanaged makes and models; however, Charlemagne further enhanced the spear's influence as the major Frankish weapon by both cavalrymen a ...

(6 pages) 125 2 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Crusades in Europe and how it effected everyone during their time.

After the death of Charlemagne, king of the Franks, in 814 and the following collapse of his empire, Christian Europe w ...

(10 pages) 135 2 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Styles of architecture in the middle ages.

ere dimly lit. This Romanesque church is inSt.-Guilhelm-le-Desert, France. It was founded by one of Charlemagne's bravestlieutenants.A gargoyle was a scary, ugly stone figure that was common on Gothic ... Romanesque period began in Europe. Late in the 8thand early in the 9th century the Frankish emperor Charlemagne conquered much ofEurope and some of the Muslim world. This made the Christian Roman Empi ...

(6 pages) 184 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Famous Ruler: Charlemagne.

The most famous ruler of the Middle Ages was Charlemagne.Charlemagne is known for conquering much of Western Europe and uniting itunder one great ... 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 years younger than Charlemagne. N ... ger brother namedCarloman. Carloman was four years younger than Charlemagne. Not much isknown about Charlemagne's childhood ,but it is known that he learned how tospeak and read Latin but, he never le ...

(1 pages) 56 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

`Why did Charlemagne accept the imperial title?' Science vs Religion

`Why did Charlemagne accept the imperial title?' The great religious questions of the nineteenth century wer ...

(10 pages) 65 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

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

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 Battle of Tours and ... n entirely different mentality and culture (Wikipedia, 2003).Following in his ancestor's footsteps, Charlemagne became one of history's most celebrated rulers and military minds. Ruling from 768-814 A ...

(4 pages) 62 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Life and times of Charlemagne

Charlemagne ruled the Franks between 768 and 814. His empire stretched from the Pyrenees Mountains t ... tween the time he received control of his empire to the time of his death, the amount of land under Charlemagne's control doubled in size thanks to his organization, loyalty and faith. As an ambitious ... er, he also spread and imposed Christianity, created learning centres, and standardized local laws. Charlemagne's accomplishments as a statesman, and success in improving the welfare of his society we ...

(7 pages) 100 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What were the main achievements, both short-term and long-term, of Offa (b.757-796) and Alfred the Great (b.849-899)?

ng behind rays of enlightenment and civilized progress. Offa of Mercia (757-796), a contemporary of Charlemagne (768-814), is credited with introducing the silver penny to England. The silver penny of ... een 784-796 Offa was the only ruler in western Europe who could attempt to deal on equal terms with Charlemagne. The materials for English diplomatic history begin with the letters which passed betwee ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Victorian England; Social Issues Through Three Poets: Elizabeth Barret Browning, Robert Browning, Alfred Lord Tennyson

rately and artistically.Barret Browning was quoted as saying poets should represent "their age, not Charlemagne's". By this, Barret Browning was taking the license to write about current issues and co ...

(4 pages) 80 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

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

Many people have heard of Charlemagne, yet know little or nothing as to who he was and what he did. Actually, Charlemagne was ... . 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 many other titles throughout his long and ... His father left the empire to him and his brother Carloman II, but in 771 Carloman II died, leaving Charlemagne as the sole king at the young age of twenty-nine. In the years to follow, he waged many ...

(7 pages) 32 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History