Massacre of Verden (22 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Charlemagne orders the execution of about 4000 Saxon hostages and imposed Christianity on the remainder. Saxony becomes a province of the Frankish empire.

Citation:
Editors. "Massacre of Verden". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6873, accessed 06 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire