The Creation of the Holy Roman Empire BY molly bahr

Clovis defeated the Romans in Gaul

Clovis continued to expand beyond Gaul’s border

Pepin the Short was anointed by the pope which supposedly meant he was “God’s chosen leader”

Pepin the Short successfully removed the Lombards from Rome

Charlemagne was the greatest leader of the Carolingian Empire

Charlemagne’s power went from being earthly, to being endorsed by God himself

Credits:

Created with images by George M. Groutas - "Lusignan escutcheon on the eastern wall" • geralt - "cross sunset sunrise" • frozenchipmunk - "Pepin the Short" • sybarite48 - "Jargeau (Loiret)" • CircaSassy - "A brief history of mediæval and modern peoples (1899)" • Larry Johnson - "Charlemagne" • CircaSassy - "A school history of Germany: from the earliest period to the establishment of the German empire in 1871 (1874)" • santanartist - "Charlemagne"

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