The Expansion of Europe

The Expansion of Europe - 10/23/07 Names, Terms, Dates...

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10/23/07 Names, Terms, Dates Oaths of Strasbourg 842 Treaty of Verdun 843 Otto I 912-973 (emperor after 962) Battle of Lechfeld 955 Rollo c. 960-932 (Normandy) Hugh Capet, c940-996 (king after 987) Battle of Hastings 1066 Outline Carolingian Decline 1. Division of the Empire 2. Loss of centralized power 3. The Raids Restoration 1. Ottonian Empire 2. Territorial lordship Expansion 1. Demographic growth 2. Emigration and conquest Carolingian Decline 1. Division of the Empire a. Charlemagne’s grandsons (Charles the Bald, Lothair, Louis the German) warred for control of empire b. West to Charles, central to Lothair, east to Louis by Treaty of Verdun c. Additionally, linguistic division 2. Loss of centralized power a. Even within three parts of empire, centralized administration has difficulty carrying out laws b. Counts, dukes gain power at expense of Charles, Lothair, and Louis 3. The raids a. Divided empire subject to new series of raids b. Vikings from Scandinavia, Magyars from eastern steppes
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