Frankish Emperors

Frankish Emperors

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  • Now I am converting to Christianity!
  • I have many advantages in this fight!
  • Before the battle, Clovis sees a cross in the sky and now after winning the battle he is headed back to the empire and decided to convert to Christianity. Now he has become the first Frankish emperor to convert to Christianity.
  • Charles Martel is fighting in the Battle of Tour and has stopped the Arabs on a hill and has gotten many advantages. Charles Martel has use strategy to help defeat the Arabs and stop the spread of Islam.  
  • Pepin "the short" is heading to the church to get help from the Pope. Pepin is trying to remove kings and start a new line of kings with him.  Pepin will succeed because of his father and because of the deal he makes with the Pope.
  • Clovis was the son of Pepin and was called Charles the Great for a good reason. Charles the Great spread Christianity through the tip of his sword which meant he spread Christianity through military conquest.  Charles the Great was able to conquest most of Western Europe.
  • Roland was Charlemagne's nephew and was a warrior. Roland became well known because of his attack by the Basques (Spain). A French epic poem was written about the battle called The Song Of Roland.
  • Louis the Pious was the son of Charlemagne. Louis divided his empire amongst his three sons. This weakened his empire instead of strengthening it.
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