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    had started during the power of Charlemagne in the late 8th century; this only lasted till the Charlemagne empire lapsed at about the end of the 9th century. In Europe, it was majority Christian, and it went beyond just church matters, the Christian church with the help of Charlemagne became the foundation for the rise of the western civilization in Europe in the 8th century. Before this, there was no central power, so the church stepped up into the power void. At this time the church becomes more

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    some for the better and some for the worse. During this period in Europe, commonly known as The Middle Ages, economic reforms took place as well as social, political, and religious changes. One common theme throughout The Middle Ages consisted of the relationship between the Church and the State. The Catholic church during this era held a prominent role in society, and it had an abundant amount of power and authority during this time. The Catholic Church exercised its authority in many different

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    sometimes even called divine (Church and State, Unknown). I think the church is the winner because the church teaches about Christianity and that religion is one of the most important legacies of ancient Rome. The Romans abused Christians for their beliefs but their religion still spreaded throughout the year. When the Middle Ages just started, all the Christians in the Western Europe belonged to a single church also known as the Roman Catholic Church. Overtime, the church leaders decided to create a

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    Charlemagne The two lives of Charlemagne as told by Einhard and Notker the Stammerer are very different accounts of the life of the great Emperor. Einhard gives us a historical overview of the life of Charlemagne who lived from 742 to 814 A.D. Charlemagne was also known as Charles the Great and the King of the Franks.Charles was one of four children born to Pepin the Short, A Mayor of the Palace of the Carolingian Empire. He had one brother, Carloman and two sisters, Gisela and Pepin.Since

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    become one of the world’s largest religions to date. We see the widespread of Christianity began in the Byzantine Empire during the rule of Constantine The Great after his decision to convert to Christianity and make the religion legal in his empire. The actions Constantine took paved the way for the religion to spread through the West and through Europe during the Middle Ages. The church would become a symbol of power, wealth, and social status among the clergy and society, it provided the idea of a divine

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    Naomi Spiegelman Professor Rui de Sousa Medieval Civilization - Section 01 27 September 2017 Charlemagne and the Carolingian Renaissance The Carolingian Empire was not at full fruition when Charlemagne rose to power, it was quite the contrary. In the eighth century, the lands covered by what is now known as France and Belgium, as well as part of Germany made up the Frankish state ruled by the kings of the Merovingian line. The Merovingian empire was weak and in a steady decline; the majority of

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    During the sixth century, after the fall of the Roman Empire, the Merovingian rule had little or no power. The mayor of the palace, “Pepin the short,” held the power of the empire. In 752 Pepin dethroned the last Merovingian king and took the throne for himself and restored the power to the monarchy. He shared the kingdom with his brother Carloman. They ruled the land in harmony. Ten years later Pope Stephen crowned Pepin, and thereby solidifying his right to the throne. He had a son named Charlemagne

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    Justinian was described as being “crafty, hypocritical, secretive by temperament, two-faced, and purely evil”. During the reign of Justinian, the government attempted to provide a number of services that would improve the lives of the people. These services

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    Miller History 201 Prof. Shannon 11/14/15 Between Church and State During the period in Europe commonly known as The Middle Ages, economic reforms took place, as well as social, political, and religious changes. One common theme throughout The Middle Ages was the relationship between the Church and the State. The Catholic church during this era held a prominent role in society, and it had an abundant amount of power and authority. The Catholic Church exercised its authority in many different stages

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    Charlemagne King of the Franks Born in about 742, Charlemagne was the son of King Pepin III (known as Pepin the Short). Pepin and his brother together ruled the Franks, whose kingdom included parts of present-day France, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. Upon Pepin 's death in 768, Charlemagne and his brother Carloman inherited the kingdom. When Carloman died three years later, Charlemagne became the sole ruler. Charlemagne, also known as Charles the great was a ruler in times of turmoil

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