Consider the agenda that Charlemagne reveals in his General Capitulary for the Missi. Do you think that his vision of leadership was more or less ambitious than the Roman Emperors that he professed to imitate? Was it a realistic vision? Was it a worthy vision? Was it an impossible vision? Why or why not? In evaluating this document, be sure to discuss Charlemagne’s achievements and the challenges faced by him and his successors.
Compose an essay response to the above prompt. The paper should be 300 words long. Short paper topics are framed to incorporate lecture materials. In order to respond adequately, please be sure to view the relevant lectures before you compose your response.