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  1. In this lesson, we will learn about Pope Leo III and Charlemagne and decide who was more powerful.

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5 Questions

Q1.
Where did Pope Leo III live?
Aachen
France
London
Correct answer: Rome
Q2.
Which two of these things happened to Leo in 799?
He became Pope
Correct answer: He fled Rome and went to Charlemagne's court
Correct answer: He was attacked in Rome
He was crowned Holy Roman Emperor
Q3.
Charlemagne was...
Correct answer: ...a king who built hundreds churches and monasteries.
Correct answer: ...a king who ruled a large Frankish Empire in Europe.
...a pagan who hated Christianity.
...not interested in reading and learning.
Q4.
What did Pope Leo III crown Charlemagne in 800?
Alcuin of York
Correct answer: Holy Roman Emperor
King of the Frankish Empire
Pope Charlemagne I
Q5.
How powerful was Pope Leo III? (pick two)
Correct answer: Pope Leo III faced some threats to his power; he needed Charlemagne to keep him safe.
Correct answer: Pope Leo III gave some of his power to Charlemagne in 800 AD.
Pope Leo III was completely powerless.
Pope Leo III was the most powerful man on earth. No one could challenge him!