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Life Of Charlemagne
742-814
Who Was Charlemagne?
Charlemagne Merovingian was a prominent emperor of the Frankish Empire!
When was he crowned emperor?
Charlemagne was crowned emperor on Christmas Eve at mass. Pope Leo III was holding the mass.
The Pope crowned Charlemagne without notice.
He was then no longer king. Charlemagne was now the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
What Was Charlemagne Like?
What did he wear?
-Linen breeches
-Tunic
-Coat of otter skins
-Blue cloak
-Bedecked shoes
-Diadem of gold and gems
Charlemagne was a boundless man with a lofty stature. He was known to be a very good ruler. Charlemagne loved to bathe in hot springs and read. He was very interested in the liberal arts and promoted teaching in many ways.
Accomplishments
Political
Expanded Kingdom
Issued Money
Rebuilt Infrastructure
Developed Trade Routes
Created Laws
Cleansed From Thieves
Rebuilt Old Cities
Educational
Lowercase Letters
Founded Schools
Studied: Religion, Latin, Music, Literature, and Arithmetic
Accomplisments (Continued)
Cultural
Spread Christian Religion
Art and Philosophy
Sculptures and Metal Work
Chapels and Churches
Made Saxons Accept Christianity
How did Charlemagne die?
Charlemagne died of sickness at age 72.
He had a high fever for seven days and eventually passed on.
Was Charlemagne a Good Emperor?
Yes! He had many accomplishments and victories in his life.

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  • The Life of CharlemagneA strong and powerful ruler of the Frankish Empire
  • Who was Charlemagne?Charlemagne Merovingian, know as Charles the Great, was a prominent (important, well known) emperor of the Frankish Empire!
  • When was he crowned emperor?Charlemagne was crowned emperor on Christmas Eve, or December 24th, at mass. Pope Leo III (the third) was holding the mass. Out of nowhere, the Pope crowned Charlemagne emperor. This made him no longer a king. Now he was an emperor.
  • What was Charlemagne Like?Charlemagne was a man with no boundaries, and was a tall and lofty figure. He was known to love bathing and reading. He cultivated liberal arts and loved education.What did he wear?Charlemagne wore linen breeched, a tunic, (on cold days) a coat made of otter or marten skins, a blue cloak, decorated shoes, and a diadem (band of cloth).
  • Charlemagne had multiple accomplishments, mainly in three areas. Politically, he made his kingdom larger, issued money, rebuilt roads and certain infrastructure, created trade routes, made laws, cleansed his kingdom from robbers and thieves, and redeveloped old cities.Educationally, he made lowercase letters, founded schools in churches and ministries, and studied religion, latin, music, literature, and arithmetic.
  • He has a variety of accomplishments in the cultural area too. Charlemagne spread christian religion, developed art, philosophy, sculptures, metal work, chapels, and churches. He also made the Saxons accept Christianity.
  • How did Charlemagne die?Charlemagne died of a high fever at age 72. He only took liquid medicene and eventually died with a 7 day sickness.
  • Was Charlemagne a good emperor?Obviously yes! He had many accomplisments and victories.Hopefully this taught you a little bit about Charlemagne and his empire.

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  • 1. Life Of Charlemagne 742-814
  • 2. Who Was Charlemagne?Charlemagne Merovingian was a prominent emperor of the Frankish Empire!
  • 3. When was he crowned emperor?Charlemagne was crowned emperoron Christmas Eve at mass. Pope LeoIII was holding the mass.The Pope crowned Charlemagnewithout notice.He was then no longer king.Charlemagne was now the emperorof the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 4. What Was What did he wear? Charlemagne -Linen breeches Like? -TunicCharlemagne was a boundless man -Coat of otter skinswith a lofty stature. He was known to be a very good ruler. -Blue cloakCharlemagne loved to bathe in hot springs and read. He was very -Bedecked shoes interested in the liberal arts andpromoted teaching in many ways. -Diadem of gold and gems
  • 5. Accomplishments Political Educational Expanded Kingdom  Lowercase Letters Issued Money  Founded Schools Rebuilt Infrastructure  Studied: Religion, Latin, Music, Literatu Developed Trade Routes re, and Arithmetic Created Laws Cleansed From Thieves Rebuilt Old Cities
  • 6. Accomplisments (Continued) Cultural Spread Christian Religion Art and Philosophy Sculptures and Metal Work Chapels and Churches Made Saxons Accept Christianity
  • 7. How did Charlemagne die? Charlemagne died of sickness at age 72.He had a high fever for seven days and eventually passed on.
  • 8. Was Charlemagne a Good Emperor?Yes! He had many accomplishments and victories in his life.