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  • by Melvin Rhodes
Over three centuries after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Charlemagne, king of the Franks, was crowned by the pope in the year 800. The second mountain "on which the woman sits" (Revelation 17:9) was set to inspire Europeans for centuries, including those behind today's European Union.
  • by World News
"On November 24, 800, Charlemagne entered the ancient capital in state; on December 1 an assembly of Franks and Romans agreed to drop the charges against Leo if he would deny them on solemn oath; he did; and the way was cleared for a magnificent celebration of the Nativity..."
  • by World News
"In AD 800, Charlemagne (Charles the Great), a zealous Roman Catholic, was crowned Imperator Romanorum (Emperor of the Romans) by Pope Leo III..."