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Throne of Charlemagne and the subsequent German Kings in Aachen Cathedral. Charlemagne's court in Aachen was the centre of the cultural revival sometimes referred to as the "Carolingian Renaissance".

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Disk Brooch, 675–700 Frankish; Found in Niederbreisig, western Germany Gold sheet with filigree and inlays of garnet, glass, and mother-of-pearl

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Here's some Carolingian Empire. The Franks were a Germanic tribe that conquered the Roman province of Gaul and converted to Catholicism. The Carolingians were a dynasty tracing from Charles Martel, whose son Pepin became the first king of the dynasty. Charlemagne was Pepin's son and successor.

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Carolingian Situla or Bucket for Holy Water from the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Crannenburg, Germany, c. 860 - 880

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Pepin the Younger (c. 714 – 24 September 768), also known as Pepin the Short, was the King of the Franks from 752 until his death. He was the first of the Carolingians to become King.Succeeding his father as the Mayor of the Palace in 741, Pepin reigned over Francia jointly with his elder brother Carloman.In 741, Pepin married Bertrada of Laon. Her father, Charibert, was the son of Pepin II's brother, Martin of Laon. The first of their 8 children was Charlemagne.

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