The Carolingian Empire
1. Origins of the Empire
Out of the Barbarian invaders, the Franks were the ones that settled in present day France..
The Carolingian Empire was the first attempt to restore the Roman Empire, which was defeated by the invasions and was led by the great figure of Charlemagne the Emperor..
Charles Martel was victorious at Poitiers against the Muslims. He stopped the Arab avalanche in its attempt to occupy Western Europe. His son Pepin the Short, supported by Pope Stephen II, was proclaimed king during the beginning of the Carolingian dynasty..
Charlemagne was the son of Pepin the Short and is an outstanding historical figure. He was of high class, has a practical spirit, natural intelligence and a very strong will power..
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