Updated page on Charlemagne, King of the Franks

The updated page on  the Wars of  Charlemagne, King of the Franks, is now online.  While Charlemagne has long been considered one of the most important single individuals in European history.  Many historians, as well as current European politicians and officials see Charlemagne as the father of the concept of a united Europe.

Charlemagne waged almost constant wars against the foes of his huge empire.  In his wars, Charlemagne killed countless Moors, Lombards, Avars, Byzantines, Muslim Arabs, and, as mentioned in the Christopher Lee music video homage to Charlemagne (seen the music video below), he also spilled a lot of “Blood of the Saxon Men.”

 

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