Francia
Francia or Frankia, also called the Kingdom of the Franks or Frankish Kingdom (Latin: Regnum Francorum), Frankish Empire, Frankish Realm or occasionally Frankland, was the territory inhabited and ...
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Charlemagne: One Of The Most Important Figures Of Early Medieval Europe
Charlemagne (known also as Charles the Great, as well as Charles I) was a King of the Franks, the first ruler of the Holy Roman Empire (though the term ‘Holy Roman Empire’ would only be
Video: Thousands gather along English Channel to witness 'tide of the century' Mont Saint-Michel
A record spring tide cuts off the Normandy island of Mont Saint-Michel, with thousands flocking to view the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle. The exceptionally high spring tide, swollen by a “supermoon” e...
Carolingian Empire
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Carolingian art - Carolingian Art History
The history of Carolingian Art by http://historyofpainters.com Carolingian art centered around Manuscript Illumination, which thrived in Charlemagne's empire...
Reichenau Island
The island of Reichenau on Lake Constance preserves the traces of the Benedictine monastery, founded in 724, which exercised remarkable spiritual, intellectu...
Battle of Tours - Video
October 10, 732 AD marks the conclusion of the Battle of Tours, arguably one of the most decisive battles in all of history. A Moslem army, in a crusading se...
Carolingian art
The history of Carolingian Art by http://historyofpainters.com Carolingian art centered around Manuscript Illumination, which thrived in Charlemagne's empire...
Charlemagne
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Merovingian dynasty
The Merovingians (/ˌmɛroʊˈvɪndʒɪən/) were a Salian Frankish dynasty that ruled the Franks for nearly 300 years in a region known as Francia in Latin, beginning in the middle of the 5th century AD. The...
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Clovis I
Clovis (Latin Chlodovechus; reconstructed Frankish Chlodowig; c. 466 – c. 511) was the first king of the Franks to unite all of the Frankish tribes under one ruler, changing the form of leadership fr...
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Battle of Tolbiac
The Battle of Tolbiac was fought between the Franks, who were fighting under Clovis I, and the Alamanni, whose leader is not known. The date of the battle has traditionally been given as 496, though o...
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Battle of Vouillé
The Battle of Vouillé or Vouglé (from Latin Campus Vogladensis) was fought in the northern marches of Visigothic territory, at Vouillé, Vienne near Poitiers (Gaul), in the spring of 507 between the Fr...
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Edict of Paris
The Edict of Paris of Chlothar II, the Merovingian king of the Franks, promulgated 18 October 614 (or perhaps 615), is one of the most important royal instruments of the Merovingian period in Frankish...
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Battle of Tertry
The Battle of Tertry was an important engagement in Merovingian Gaul between the forces of Austrasia on one side and those of Neustria and Burgundy on the other. It took place in 687 at Tertry, Somme....
Charles Martel
Charles Martel (c. 688 – 22 October 741) was a Frankish statesman and military leader who, as Duke and Prince of the Franks and Mayor of the Palace, was de facto ruler of Francia from 718 until his d...
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Battle of Tours
The Battle of Tours (October 732), also called the Battle of Poitiers and in Arabic: معركة بلاط الشهداء‎ (ma'arakat Balâṭ ash-Shuhadâ – Battle of the Palace of Martyrs) was fought in an area...
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Carolingian Empire
The Carolingian Empire (800–888 AD) was the final stage in the history of the early medieval realm of the Franks, ruled by the Carolingian dynasty.The size of the empire at its zenith around 800...
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Pepin the Short
Pippin the Younger (c. 714 - September 24, 768), often known under the mistranslation Pippin the Short (French, Pépin le Bref; German, Pippin der Kleine), was a King of the Franks from 751 until his d...
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Frankish Papacy
From 756 to 857, the papacy shifted from the orbit of the Byzantine Empire to the that of the kings of the Franks. Pepin the Short (ruled 751–768), Charlemagne (r. 768–814) (co-ruler with his brother...
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Charlemagne
Charlemagne (/ˈʃɑrlɨmeɪn/; 2 April 742/747/748 – 28 January 814), also known as Charles the Great (Latin: Carolus or Karolus Magnus, French: Charles Le Grand or Charlemagne, Ger...
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Saxon Wars
The Saxon Wars were the campaigns and insurrections of the more than thirty years from 772, when Charlemagne first entered Saxony with the intent to conquer, to 804, when the last rebellion of disaffe...
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Louis the Pious
Louis the Pious (778 – 20 June 840), also called the Fair, and the Debonaire, was the King of Aquitaine from 781. He was also King of the Franks and co-Emperor (as Louis I) with his father, Charlemagn...
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