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2011-10-03 12:06:31

The Carolingian Empire divided because the tradition at that time was that a kingdom was divided among the sons of the king. The imperial title could be divided or not, so there could be co-emperors, but there were a number of kingdoms within the empire. These kingdoms went to war with one another for various reasons, and after a lot of changes, the empire was divided with the largest pieces being the Kingdom of the Franks and the Holy Roman Empire. Both of these changed their methods of monarchic succession.

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He united most of Western Europe under the Carolingian Empire.


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The answer is false his empire did not strech into germany Austria and northern Ireland.


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Emperor Diocletian divided the Roman empire into a tetrarchy in A.D. 293.


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Charlemagne had a number of important titles, including most importantly King of the Franks and Emperor of the Romans (Carolingian Empire). He was also the King of Lombardy, and had lesser titles, such as Patrician, which was given to him one of the popes.


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I would say Charlemagne's greatest achievement was the creation of the Carolingian Empire, which was ancestral to the modern nations of France and Germany. Another possible answer would be the establishment of schools and the promotion of literacy. There are doubtless other views on this.


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