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What was the Carolingian Empire?

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What was the Carolingian Empire?

Hereditary Hierarchies:

Throughout the middle ages, rule was often hereditary; empires were often expanded by force. Religion was of utmost importance, while a social hierarchy determined the role and status of people.

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The Carolingian Empire was a western European, medieval empire that eventually influenced the development of the Holy Roman Empire.

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