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  • Charlemagne : The Kingdom Of The Dark Ages

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    This victory gave Charlemagne the trust of the Pope just like his father Pepin received from the Pope. Two years later the Lombards had a rebellion but Charlemagne ran from Saxony to stomp out the rebellion. He signed a peace treaty with their Duke and gained Northern Italy. The Lombard territory that was gained from these battles was used as the Papal states and Charlemagne increased the Papacy’s power when he assigned his son to rule Lombardy. He then

  • Charlemagne by the Sword and the Cross Essay

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    kingdom of the Franks. In 771 Carloman died, and Charlemagne became sole ruler of the kingdom. At that time the northern half of Europe was still pagan and lawless. In the south, the Roman Catholic Church was striving to assert its power against the Lombard kingdom in Italy. In Charlemagne's own realm, the Franks were falling back into barbarian ways, neglecting their education and religion. Charlemagne was determined to strengthen his realm and to bring order to Europe. In 772 he launched a 30-year

  • Pepin III : The King Of The King

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    but had no power and for that reason he was considered a joke by the people. After he retired in 747, Pepin wanted to be king, he cooperated with the pope. In support of the Church, Pepin agreed to fight the Lombards, who had invaded central Italy and threatened Rome. Pepin forced the Lombards to accept the independence of Rome, marking the beginning of the Papal State and finally conquered Aquitaine.Pepin was then elected King of the Franks by an assembly of Frankish leading-men, with a large portion

  • Analysis of Gregory the Great’s Letters

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    Gregory assumed his post as the Pope. Gregory is writing to Velox, a junior military commander of the Roman army united against the Duke of Spoleto, Ariulf. The conflict Gregory is involved in is the struggle between the Eastern Roman Empire and the Lombard Kingdom, a Germanic race originated from Sweden that controlled much of present day Italy, for a strip of land called Via Flaminia that separated Ravenna from Rome. The purpose of the first half of the letter is for Gregory to explain that he has

  • Carl Sandburg : An American Poet

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    American Poet Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg was an American author and poet born January 6th, 1878, to parents of Swedish ancestry. As a laborer, Carl’s father discouraged his interest in books. Yet, his mother saw potential and supported his education. Because of his self-interest in education, and his mother 's support, Sandburg was inspired to write. In fact, he became a very accomplished writer. He received 3 Pulitzer Prize awards: two for his poetry, and one for his biography on Abraham Lincoln

  • Carl Sandburg Writing Style

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    Spending his entire life developing the way he wrote, Carl Sandburg created a very distinct writing style. He continuously traveled throughout his life, experiencing new things and people which shaped his view and therefore his writing style. Because of this change in writing style throughout his life, he wrote in both the Modern and Contemporary American literary time periods. Contributing to this was his early fascination with language easily traced back to his time on the Illinois prairie, where


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    THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON OF 1666 The Great Fire of London of 1666 that was started by Thomas Farrinor’s bakery caused the destruction of 80 percent of London and led to the creation of insurance and firefighting companies. The fire marked a time of rebirth for the British capital since the city had to rebuild entirely. The fire was quite an interesting event owing the fact that it caused such an extreme amount of destruction and took the lives of only six people. Londoners remember the seventeenth

  • Culture Shock By Catherine Lombard, Jonathan Rempel, And Junzi Xia

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    shock takes a toll on me physically and psychologically. To help me unveil methods to manage and prevent occurrences of culture shock I will be using an assortment of articles. Specifically, I will be citing scholarly articles written by Catherine Lombard, Jonathan Rempel, and Junzi Xia. Along with the use of our textbook Understanding Intercultural Communications written by Stella Ting-Toomey and Leeva Chung. A way to interpret culture shock is to envision it similarly to a disease. It has different

  • Characterization in and Then There Were None

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    Characterization in And Than There Were None Agatha Christie uses characterization to show the evil side of human nature, in her mystery novel And Then There Were None, through three important characters, which include Vera Claythorne, Philip Lombard, and Justice Wargrave. Christie shows characterization through Vera by making her a Dynamic character. Vera changes through the course of the work by influence of the life threatening situation that is going on around her. Furthermore, Vera changes

  • Lomband Research Paper

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    History of the Lombard’s discovered by Paul the Deacon, written in the 8th century. The 7th-century Origin of the Lombard People was the chief source for Paul for Lombard origins. The story was about a small tribe called the Winnili dwelling in southern Scandinavia (Scadanan). The tribe were split into three groups and one group sought for foreign fields and leave their native land. Overpopulation was the reason for the exodus. The leader of that group was Ybor and Aio (brothers) and their mother