Episode number 9 of Series “The World: A Television History”.
This episode examines the period of European history from 800-1250. In 800 Charlemagne was acclaimed as Emperor and crowned by the Pope, and he united western Europe as a single sector. However, after his death in 814, his empire soon dispersed. The Vikings conquered part of Europe and settled in Britain, bringing peace to Central Europe. In the South, Muslims attacked part of the Mediterranean, and for three centuries it was ruled by Arabs. Later it was ruled by the Italians. Based on The Times atlas of world history.
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