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Title: Early middle Ages (Dark Ages)


1
Early middle Ages (Dark Ages)
  • Small independent kingdoms spring up in Gaul,
    Spain, Germany Belgium, and Britain (400s)

2
The Frankish Kingdom
3
Clovis
  • The Frankish kingdom was established by Clovis in
    Gaul (500 ce). It was the most powerful and
    largest in the Early Middle Ages.
  • Clovis was the first to convert his kingdom to
    Christianity. This won him favor with the Roman
    Catholic Church.
  • His decedents allowed government administration
    to be run by an official known as the mayor of
    the palace.

4
  • One outstanding mayor of the palace, Charles
    Martel (Hammer) became leader of all the Franks.
  • He won fame by turning back the invading Muslims.

5
  • He formed alliances with the church. Later his
    son appealed to the pope and became king. In
    return he granted lands (the Papal States) near
    Rome to the pope.
  • From here on the church would be involved in
    political affairs.

6
Charlemagne
  • Grandson of Martel Charles the Great or
    Charlemagne was a talented general.

7
Charlemagne
  • Grandson of Martel Charles the Great or
    Charlemagne was a talented general.

8
Charlemagne
  • Grandson of Martel Charles the Great or
    Charlemagne was a talented general.

9
  • He was crowned Emperor of the Romans by the
    pope (Christmas 800) who wished to be seen as the
    crowner of kings and spiritual leader of Western
    Europe.

10
  • He expanded the Frankish kingdom and established
    uniform laws throughout the kingdom.
  • Charlemagne's kingdom Light-green is kingdom in
  • 771, dark-green was added by 800

11
The Vikings
12
  • Charlemagnes death was followed by 2 centuries
    of attack form the Vikings who invaded Europe and
    Britain between 800 and 1000.
  • Vikings were warriors and expert sailors from the
    north (Norway, Sweden, Denmark).

13
  • Due to overpopulation and poor lands at home,
    they raided along the coast.
  • In 911 the Franks were forced so surrender a part
    of northern France to Vikings it became known as
    Normandy.

14
  • Around 1000, Leif Erickson led a group to
    L'Anse-aux-Meadows, Newfoundland (500 years
    before the discovery of America).
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