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Unformatted text preview: For example: Pepin the Shorts coup of 754 Signals Power change from the Merovingian to the Carolingians Pope Adrian appeals to C., 770s C. looked after the interest of the church worked to convert pagans, provided protection for the papacy, gave gifts to monasteries, policed ecclesiastical behavior On a trip to Rome in 800, c. was crowned Emperor of the Romans By Pope Leo III C. baptizes Saxons C. v. Arabs/Devils o Roman Aachen Cathedral Vaguely Roman Empire (Carolingian Empire) Administrative efficiency (PPT) C. led a renaissance of learning Alcuin of York Letters recover (in a way) Capitularies (laws/decrees) (PPT) Conscious imitator of Roman emperors o Barbarian Huge Guy (Big presents) 6 4 Great Warrior, always fighting his enemies Brutal when necessary (Saxons)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at City College of San Francisco.
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