What did Charlemagne do for Germany?

What did Charlemagne do for Germany?

In 771, Charlemagne became king of the Franks, a Germanic tribe in present-day Belgium, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and western Germany. He embarked on a mission to unite all Germanic peoples into one kingdom, and convert his subjects to Christianity.

Did Charlemagne conquer Bavaria?

In 787–788 Charlemagne forcibly annexed Bavaria, whose leaders had long resisted Frankish overlordship.

What is a Carolingian Capitulary?

A capitulary (Medieval Latin capitulare) was a series of legislative or administrative acts emanating from the Frankish court of the Merovingian and Carolingian dynasties, especially that of Charlemagne, the first emperor of the Romans in the west since the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the late 5th century.

Why choose Saxony Lutheran High School?

Saxony Lutheran High School exists to center students on Christ and God’s Word, to strive for excellence in all phases of education, and to prepare students for a life of Christian discipleship using God’s Word as their guide. Saxony Lutheran High School provides 17 competitive varsity sports programs. Learn more about each activity below.

What was the purpose of the Capitulary?

Capitulary, ordinance, usually divided into articles (Latin: capitula), promulgated by the Carolingian sovereigns (Charlemagne and his heirs) in western Europe (8th to late 9th century). These ordinances dealt with various issues of administration, the royal domains, and public order and justice, as well as with ecclesiastical problems.

Why did the Saxons have to convert to Christianity?

This document was most likely begun as a civil ordinance in 775 but was added to as needed until 790; when the Saxon people were no longer violating the Church’s interests in Europe. It was believed at that time that the only way peace would prevail was if the Saxons were also forced to convert to Christianity.

What is SLHS at Saxony?

Saxony has a program titled Showing Love in His Service (SLHS). The purpose of this program is to recognize the many Christian actions and attitudes shown throughout Saxony. At the end of the month, students who have been recognized by their teachers as SLHS will receive a special breakfast.