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What did the collapse of the Carolingian Empire lead to?
Charlemagne’s death in 814 began an extended period of fragmentation and decline of the dynasty that would eventually lead to the evolution of the territories of France and Germany. The Carolingian dynasty became extinct in the male line with the death of Eudes, Count of Vermandois.
What caused the collapse of the Carolingian Empire quizlet?
Internal Weakness along with invasions from the Muslim Pirates, Viking Raiders, and Magyar Horseman caused the empire to collapse. Plundered towns and monasteries (defenseless and full of riches) – “Cut of your nose to spite your face”. Established bases at mouths of rivers and sailed up them to plunder.
What happened to the Carolingian Empire after Charlemagne’s death?
The Carolingian Empire weakened after the death of Charlemagne. The empire was divided into three parts, ruled by Charlemagne’s grandsons. The middle of the three kingdoms was weak and was absorbed by the eastern and western kingdoms. These two kingdoms would emerge as the modern countries of France and Germany.
What was accomplished by the Treaty of Verdun?
The Treaty of Verdun, agreed in August 843, divided the Frankish Empire into three kingdoms among the surviving sons of the emperor Louis the Pious, the son and successor of Charlemagne. The treaty was concluded following almost three years of civil war and was the culmination of negotiations lasting more than a year
How was Charlemagne’s relationship with the pope beneficial to them both?
How was the relationship between a Frankish King and the pope beneficial to both? They both supported each other. The Frankish rulers spread Christianity through conquest with the blessing of the pope and the Church. Why was Charles Martel’s victory at the Battle of Tours so important for Christianity?
Why were cities particularly hard hit when the Roman Empire declined?
Why were cities particularly hard hit when the Roman Empire declined? Cities were never centers of trade in the government so people moved to the country. People were widely dispersed so it is harder to obtain schooling. How did Germanic and Roman soldiers differ?