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Carolingian_World - 2/26/2009 The Imperial World: Roman...

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2/26/2009 1 “Thus spoke Beowulf”: “Thus spoke Beowulf”: The Carolingian World The Imperial World: Roman Empire under Trajan, 117 C.E. The Imperial World: Spread of Christianity, 600 C.E.
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2/26/2009 2 The Imperial World: Western Europe and the Mediterranean, c. 750 Pepin the Short sought an OK from Pope Zacharias I to amass all Merovingian lands under his de facto rule as a de jure king
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2/26/2009 3 Pepin sealed his alliance with the Church by defeating the Lombards and donating the land to Pope Stephen II The Donation of Pepin became the Papal States A descendant of the heroic Karlos, and grandson of Charles Martel, Pepin’s son carried the storied name to its fullest extent: Charlemagne, “Charles the Great” Charlemagne’s reign marked him as distinctly Western: Germanic Heritage Orthodox Christian Roman style Emperor Raphael, Coronation of Charlemagne Charlemagne as Emperor King Charlemagne’s coronation on Christmas Day, 800 by Pope Leo III made him “emperor of the Romans” and validated the new European civilization
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