Harlemagnes Empire & Abbasid Rule and Civilization

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This is one discussion with 2 points. Please make sure to make each point separate of the other or it will not be accepted.

Charlemagnes Empire

Charlemagne did several things to make his Carolingian Empire larger and better administered with support from both vassals and the Church. Yet, not that many years after his death, much of that had been lost. Summarize what Charlemagne did to make his Empire larger and better administered. Identify at least two important things Charlemagne accomplished and explain your reasoning. Why, in your opinion, did the empire decline and fragment? Was this inevitable?

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmatesa posts by Day 7. Your reply posts should be at least 150 words. Each should spell out something about the other students post that interested or surprised you, or perhaps with which your thoughts differ. Be sure to explain your reasons for agreeing or disagreeing.

Abbasid Rule and Civilization

Early Abbasid Islamic rule and civilization began what is often known as the first Golden Age of Islam. What policies and approaches did the Abbasids use to stabilize and legitimize their takeover of Islamic empire and rule? Describe at least two accomplishments of their civilization and evaluate why you see them as most important.

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.