TITLE

Charlemagne

AUTHOR(S)
Farndon, John
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Ancient History;2003, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Charlemagne was the greatest European ruler for 1,000 years after Rome's fall. He was a military leader, taking his armies on 53 successful campaigns. He set up an effective law system and introduced the idea of juries in trials. By 796, Charlemagne had created an empire joining France, Germany, northern Italy, and northern Spain.
ACCESSION #
9075212

 

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