Thursday, December 11, 2014

Fact of the Day: A Charlemagne Christmas

In the year 800, Charlemagne was crowned Emperor by Pope Leo III. This actually happened on Christmas Day. 

12 comments:

  1. Lots of things happened on Christmas day like this one:)

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  2. Yep, I might crown the guy if he doesn't finish up work on my chimney!

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  3. Yep, my dear <3

    Have a great day,

    Nicole

    www.nicoleta.me

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  4. his life was quite complex and tough!

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  5. The pope had a lot of power back then. Can't even imagine living in those times, it seems like it was a horrible hardship to just live day to day.

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  6. This is a fact they used to teach in school. I still remember it.

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  7. Agreeing with CiCi - good those days are over!

    Have a great day,
    -Kati

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  8. True !
    Have a great weekend ! :)

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