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Why is the sword so important to Charlemagne?
Charlemagne is said always to have carried a sword. Also his favorite sword is said to have been one called Joyeuse. Joyeuse is mentioned in literature many times, and remained important as a relic of Charlemagne's life. I have not seen a reason it was so important to Charlemagne, but the is a link to an article on it below. ...
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Were Arts and learning important in the Age of Charlemagne?
Arts and learning were very important to Charlemagne. He founded schools and made policies designed to make his country literate. The period of his reign is called the Carolingian Renaissance because of the importance of culture in his time. ...