Charlemagne

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  • noun

Synonyms for Charlemagne

king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor

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I notice the mountain stream is still in full flow, and with not even a hint of conflict in the air, it's safe to say Emperor Charlemagne is still sound asleep.
It was first used by an Anglo-Saxon clergyman some 1200 years ago in a letter to the Emperor Charlemagne, and in a negative way: one should not listen to those who say this, since "the feelings of the masses always border on madness".
As the medieval emperor Charlemagne put it so well, "to have another language is to possess a second soul.
In the ninth century, the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne is said to have passed laws mandating the consumption of flax, presumably to improve public health.
After his assassination the infamous Offa, a man so powerful he was referred to as "brother" by the mighty Emperor Charlemagne, became King of Mercia.
34 In which German city is the emperor Charlemagne buried?
In 1804, in an elaborate ceremony reminiscent or the coronation of Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne and in the presence of Pope Pius VII, Napoleon grasped his sword to his heart and put the crown on his own head (4).
The drama, focusing on the heroism of the Emperor Charlemagne and his men, is indebted to the Roland legend which remained popular in southern Europe up to the middle of the twentieth century, (12) and in this case the play borrows a number of incidents from Ariosto's Orlando Furioso and other sources such as La Chanson de Roland.
This belief was so widespread that Emperor Charlemagne, he who reunited all of Europe in the late eighth century, sent out a decree that every dwelling within his holy empire would plant Thor's plant on its roof.