The Life of Charlemagne
1. Describe Charlemagne’s quest to make his kingdom a “Christian Empire?”
2. Describe the different strategies that Charlemagne used to expand his kingdom to the East.
3. Why did Charlemagne implement educational reforms and describe them?
4. Describe what happens to kingdoms or treasuries on the death of the ruler? Was this good or bad for Charlemagne’s kingdom after his death? Why?
5. Western society (Europe) has sometimes been described as having combinations of Roman, Christian, and Germanic elements. What evidence from the primary source supports this suggestion?