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FRANKISH KINGDOMS (FRANCIA) By: Mady Basich and Emmalee Berger
BASIC INFO. Late 5 th century to the 10 th century A.D. The Western Germanic people Unknown Origins Byzantine Empire
BEGINNING Gaul under Byzantine control East of Gaul was vast unconquered land Germania Great Migration (400 A.D.) Germanians move into Gaul in masses Franks, Alamans, Angles and Saxons, Burgundians, Lombards, and Visagoths
Franks Alamans Visagoths Britons and English Celts Angle and Saxon Lombards Burgundians
Byzantines churches Merovingian Dynasty Clovis (481-511) Alps to the Pyrenees Roman Catholicism Aristocracy Counts vs. Bishops RISE OF THE EMPIRE After Clovis Weak Rulers 6 th and 7 th Ceturies Austrasia, Nuestria, Burgundy Pepin I and Arnulf were the most powerful men in Francia Pepin II Strengthens Connection Charles Martel
Charles Martel Illegitimate son of Pepin II Born 688 A.D. Wanted power Seized power in Nuestria United Nuestria, Austrasia and Burgundy while conquering Aquitaine Nicknamed the Hammer Sons Pippin III and Carloman CHARLOGINIAN DYNASTY
Islam had taken Spain Invaders from Spain The Battle of Tours Charles “the hammer” was called to aid Odo Defeated Abd al-Rahmad RISE OF ISLAM
CAROLINGIAN DYNASTY Charlemagne Carlomon Son of Pepin III Brothers Chicken when fighting Aquitaine Dies 771 A.D. at 20 Son of Pepin III Fought against Aquitaine uprise Married Desiderata to make peace with Lombards Bedrada Took control over all of Francia after his brother died
CHARLEMAGNE Charles the Great became the overall ruler He wanted more power like his ancestors Saxony Siege (772) Paderborn-chopped down the tree of life, and looted Lombard Siege(773-774) Pavia, made them into ally but left them independent
CHARLEMAGNE CNT. Saxony Again and Bavaria 775 returned and demanded conversion and alligience Lots of fighting for many years, ended 788 Most difficult and powerful Moors Muslims that had conquered Spain They wanted help defeating the Basques in their country The Franks helped but were defeated, although they did add the Basque to their Empire
CHARLEMAGNE CNT. 2 794, against the Avars, Pepin and Charlemagne fought together Then return to Saxony they forced conversion to all and a pledge of alligiance Back Home He had blended Roman and Germanic culture He created schools, laws, government strength, stronger commerce, and literature, art, and architecture.
FALL OF THE FRANKS His sons Charles, Louis, and Pepin –Heirs 810 Pepin, king of Italy, died 811 Charles, king of Saxony, died Lois lived to inherit All land and Emperor 814 Charlemagne dies at 72 Louis begins the fall by being weak in a time of peace His sons Charles, Lothair, and Louis They fought for control over territory The Treaty of Verdun (843) divided the empire into three parts among the sons
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