Carolingian dynasty


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Related to Carolingian dynasty: Capetian dynasty, Merovingian dynasty
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Noun1.Carolingian dynasty - a Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father that ruled from 751 to 987
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Carlovingian, Carolingian - a member of the Carolingian dynasty
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Maurice for intercession, the Carolingian dynasty prayed to this military saint for the strength to resist and overcome attacks by enemy forces.
This gives him the justification, in chapters 2 and 3, for surveying history from the Emperors Constantine and Justinian in the Christian East, to the rise of the Carolingian dynasty in the West and concurrent theological controversies, to the era of the Crusades and the 1204 sack of Constantinople, to the late Byzantine Empire and its downfall to the Ottomans in 1453, to the rise of the Russian Empire.
The first book traces the history of the Saxons from their arrival by sea to what is today northwestern Germany through the Carolingian dynasty to the career of Henry I as duke of Saxony (912-36) and king of the East Frankish/German realm (919-36).