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Unformatted text preview: Carolingians - Modern monarchy, modern historials label to refer to the same bloodline. Because so many people were named Charles. They managed to impose a kind of peace on Europe. Were roman in their dedication to warfare. Pepinids – Family of Pipin of Herstal, Charlemagne was a descendant. Same as the carolingians, they become relevant in 750 Pipin of Herstal Carolus Charlemagne (814) – Became king in 768, Charles the great. Many successful military campaigns throughout Europe. Saxon wars were most hostile. The campaign agains the Avars was the most famous and successful. “Imperial Aristocracy” – The people who rule the lands in the Carolingian society without being a part of the imperial family. Tours (733) – One of the turning points in western history. Frankish army under charlemagnes father defeats a muslim raiding party. The emphasis of “we saved Europe from the threat of Islam” Avar Hring – In the 790s, charlemagn lauched compaigns. The avar Hring “whatever it was” was Avar Hring – In the 790s, charlemagn lauched compaigns....
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