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Charlemagne's accession pepin, however, was raised by decree of the roman pontiff, from the rank of mayor of the palace to that of king, and ruled alone over the franks for fifteen years or more [752-768. Charlemagne was the king of the franks whose conquests and expansion led to the revival of art, religion and culture through the medium of the catholic church see a related article at britannicacom. Charlemagne biography charlemagne was great in every aspect he was a great military leader and ruler as well as great patron of art and learning but he was also great literally. Biography of the emperor covering his political, military, and religious entanglements it would be absurd to pretend that charlemagne was a consistent lifelong.
This is a fine biography of charles the great, charlemagne, or karl der grosse it amazes me how biographers can bring an historical figure to life--even when they. Charlemagne was born in the late 740s near liège in modern day belgium, the son of the frankish king pepin the short when pepin died in 768, his kingdom was divided between his two sons and for. #8 charlemagne was the first holy roman emperor in 799, pope leo iii was physically attacked by a faction of romans who accused him of adultery and perjury leo.