Franks
The Franks (Latin: Franci or gens Francorum) are historically first known as a group of Germanic tribes occupying land in the Lower and Middle Rhine in the 3rd century AD. Some Franks raided Roman...
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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
Charlemagne - The Rise of the Franks Music : Basil Poledouris Anvil of Crom and Atlantean Sword
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...
Franks
Charlemagne - The Rise of the Franks Music : Basil Poledouris Anvil of Crom and Atlantean Sword
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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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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List of Frankish kings
The Franks were originally led by dukes (military leaders) and reguli (petty kings). The Salian Merovingians rose to dominance among the Franks and conquered most of Roman Gaul. They also conquered th...
List of Frankish kings - Wikipedia
Merovingian
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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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...
Carolingian Empire - Wikipedia
Merovingian art and architecture
Merovingian art is the art of the Merovingian dynasty of the Franks, which lasted from the 5th century to the 8th century in present day France, Benelux and a part of Germany.The advent of the Merovin...
Merovingian art and architecture - Wikipedia
Carolingian art
Carolingian art comes from the Frankish Empire in the period of roughly 120 years from about 780 to 900 — during the reign of Charlemagne and his immediate heirs — popularly known as the C...
Carolingian art - Wikipedia
Frankish mythology
Frankish mythology comprises the mythology of the Germanic tribe of the Franks, from its roots in polytheistic Germanic paganism through the inclusion of Greco-Roman components in the Early Middle Age...
Frankish mythology - Wikipedia
Germanic Christianity
The Germanic peoples underwent gradual Christianization in the course of Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. By AD 700, England and the Frankish Empire were officially Christian, and by 1100 Ger...
Germanic Christianity - Wikipedia
Elder House of Welf
The Elder House of Welf was a Frankish noble dynasty of European rulers documented since the 9th century. Closely related to the Carolingian dynasty, it consisted of a Burgundian and a Swabian group. ...
Elder House of Welf - Wikipedia
Mayor of the Palace
Under the Merovingian dynasty, the mayor of the palace (Latin: maior palatii) or majordomo (maior domus) was the manager of the household of the Frankish king. The office existed from the sixth ce...