The Creation of the Holy Roman Empire


Fights the Romans and wins

Expands his power base

Fights and wins against Soissons


gathered together the brightest scholars of his era and had them work to preserve ancient texts and records

Greatest ruler of the Carolingian Empire

Opened schools around his kingdom

expanded the Frankish Empire

brought many reforms to the Franks including a strong government, written laws, education, a monetary standard, and support for the art

Pepin The Short

removed the Lombards from Rome

strengthened the ties between the Catholic Church and the Franks

succeeded as king by his son Charlemagne

The Merovingian Dynasty came to an end because he took power with the support of the Frankish nobles


Created with images by KrzysztofTe Foto Blog - "Love affair" • Pedro Nuno Caetano - "Above royal eyes" • Me in ME - "Charlemagne Sculpture" • shankar s. - "Frankfurt's Museum of History" • sybarite48 - "Jargeau (Loiret)" • Bernt Rostad - "Statue of Charlemagne" • frozenchipmunk - "Pepin the Short" • frozenchipmunk - "Pepin the Short"

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