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Important Events in Religion
|800||Charlemagne is crowned emperor of the Romans by Pope Leo III, creating a linkage between spiritual and temporal powers.|
|813||Charlemagne requires all Christian altars to contain holy relics.|
|815||Byzantine iconoclastic policies (removal of sacred images from church decoration) are revived by Emperor Leo V.|
|843||The iconoclastic controversy in Byzantine Christianity comes to an end, and the use of icons is restored.|
|860||Russian ambassadors to the court of Constantinople embrace Christianity.|
|909||The founding of the famous Benedictine monastery of Cluny, France, occurs in this year.|
|945||A Christian church is built in the Russian city of Kiev.|
|962||The coronation of the German ruler Otto I as emperor of the Romans occurs in this year, reestablishing strong ties between spiritual and temporal powers.|
|990–1096||Local church councils address Peace of God and Truce of...|
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