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Charlemagne however, interpreted the act as receiving authority over religious affairs.
He often appointed bishops and other church officers, presided over synods and councils, and considered himself to be protector over the church.
His first official act was to condemn the pope’s attempted usurpers to death for treason.
Moreover, with the completion of (~742-814 AD) was the catalyst that introduced and accelerated its popularity onto the European mainland.
Charlemagne (aka Charles I and Charles the Great) became the ruler of the Franks about 770AD.
Bede was also familiar with the work of Dionysius, which undoubtedly had some influence on his own scientific works.