Unformatted text preview: Latin almost as well. He could also understand Greek but could not speak it very well. He also studied the liberal arts with many great educators of the time. He instilled this thought of education in his children as well, and had them all study the liberal arts. Besides this his sons were taught to ride on horse back, practice war, and the chase. His daughters were also taught cloth making and how to handle distaff and spindle. Charles loved the Catholic Church and sent much gold and silver to the church in Rome. Throughout his reign as emperor his greatest wish was to reestablish the ancient authority of Rome and to protect the Church of St. Peter and beautify it with his own riches above all other churches....
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