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Holy Roman Empire. The Holy Roman Empire was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806.

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Order of Malta: You have to give us back the Holy Land

Western Europe remained politically divided. The Holy Roman Empire's territories in Germany and Italy were controlled by local lords and city states.

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The Weirdest and Fiercest Helmets from the Age of Armored Combat

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This made me cry, but yet it's so beautiful I could not stop looking at it. *starts crying again just thinking about it*

This made me cry, but yet it's so beautiful I could not stop looking at it. *starts crying again just thinking about it*

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Constantine I. R. 306-337. Constantine was the 1st Christian emperor. Constantine decided to establish a new Eastern capital representing the integration of the east into the Roman Empire as a whole. He settled on the Greek city of Byzantium, located in strategic spot. The residents spontaneously decided to rename the city Constantinople. Relics of the True Cross & the Rod of Moses protected the city. The Church of the Holy Apostles was built over a temple to Aphrodite. It was the “New…

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