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Charlemagne: The Bad

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Charlemagne: The Bad
Charlemagne & Christianity
Conclusion
-in conclusion...
-Charlemagne did many bad things that were not honourable
-however...
-Charlemagne not an entirely bad person
-Christianity wouldn't have survived without him
-was a good military leader


Charlemagne & War
- spent most of his life on war

-went through 30 years of war and 18 battles

Bibliography
"Charlemagne." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 05 Nov. 2014. <http://www.history.com/topics/charlemagne>.
Charlemagne As a Ruler
Who was Charlemagne?

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Cranny, Micheal. Pathways: Civilizations Through Time. 2nd ed. Toronto: Pearson Canada, 2012. Print.
"Unique Facts About Europe: Charlemagne." Unique Facts About Europe: Charlemagne. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Nov. 2014. <http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Europeweb/factfile/Unique-facts-Europe35.htm>.
"Middle Ages for Kids Charlemagne." Charlemagne. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Nov. 2014. <http://medievaleurope.mrdonn.org/charlemagne.html>.
"Charlemagne (c. 747 - C. 814)." BBC News. BBC, n.d. Web. 06 Nov. 2014. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/charlemagne.shtml>.
- King of the Franks- A group of Germanic people

- Responsible for rebuilding Europe through a number of actions, both good and bad

- Came to power from 768-814 CE

- Son of Pepin the Short




How it is speculated that Charlemagne looked
Source: http://www.voyagesphotosmanu.com/charlemagne_france.html
How the Anglo-Saxons might have looked in battle
Source: http://anglosaxonstruth.weebly.com/
-converted his kingdom, full of Saxons, to Christianity using military force

-executed if they weren't baptized, or if they didn't follow Christian traditions

-Christianity was forced on everyone, including the Saxons

- people had no choice

-not how a real Christian would act

-Charlemagne cut down the sacred tree of German Saxons: This was a kind of World Tree for them, a Yggdrasil, in forests near present-day Marburg
A symbol of Christianity: The cross
Source: www.jumonville.org
-was known for his ruthlessness as a ruler

-cruel to his subjects

-very militant

-man who was good at killing


"History of France : Charlemagne." History of France : Charlemagne. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Nov. 2014. <http://www.voyagesphotosmanu.com/charlemagne_france.html>.
"Christian History Institute." Christian History Institute. Accessed November 05, 2014. https://www.christianhistoryinstitute.org/study/module/charlemagne/.
Who was Charlemagne?
- helped revive the political and social of Europe
-Very important part in European History
- His empire was called Carolingian Empire
- Crowned Emperor of the Romans by Pope Leo III
-bloodthirsty


-turned to violence easy


-forceful


-skilled horseman
Charlemagne As a Ruler Part 2
Charlemagne & the Saxons
- Charlemagne waged a battle against the Anglo-Saxon people

- people say he slaughtered 4,500 Saxons for no reason during the battles

-these Saxons forced to become Christians, if not, executed
How Charlemagne might've looked going into war

Source: http://www.heritage-history.com/?c=academy&s=char-dir&f=charlemagne
By Nancy, Angella, Julie, and Sam
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