To the astonishment of the assembled multitude, the pope interrupted the service to place a crown on Charlemagne's head, and declared him emperor over a restored Western Roman Empire.
What does WRE stand for?
WRE stands for Western Roman Empire (gaming)
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We have 36 other meanings of WRE in our Acronym Attic
- Wheatbelt Regional Development Scheme (Australia)
- Waterloo Region District School Board (Ontario, Canada)
- Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (newspaper; Wisconsin)
- Water Rescue Dog Excellent (Newfoundland Club of America)
- War Ready Engine
- Water Resource Engineering
- Water Resources Equipment
- Weekday Religious Education (Barren Springs, VA)
- Wells Rural Electric Company (Nevada)
- Western Renewable Energy (UK)
- Whangarei, New Zealand - Whangarei (Airport Code)
- Whiteshell Research Establishment (Canada)
- Williams Racing Enterprises (La Mesa, CA)
- Windermere Real Estate (various locations)
- Windows Recovery Environment (software; Microsoft Windows)
- Work-Related Education
- Workshop on Requirements Engineering
- Wasatch Range Eventing Association (Utah)
- Water Resource Engineering Associates (consulting engineers; est. 1979; Ventura, CA)
- West River Electric Association (electric cooperative; South Dakota)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Conversely, the Western Roman Empire did not succumb to another state, but instead to internal decay and swarms of barbarians.
Instead of offering advice, the author explains in some detail the decline and fall of the western Roman empire.
With great clarity and erudition, The Fall of the Roman Household argues that the ancient Roman familia transformed during late antiquity and ushered in a new, Christianized one--created out of the social, cultural, political, economic, and religious realities of the later Western Roman Empire.
BACK in 30BC, the Romans based their Western Roman Empire at Augusta Treverorum in western Germany.
One of the two churches discovered at Perperikon is the oldest in the region, dated back to 4th and 5th centuries, the rules of Emperor Arcadius (395-408 AD) in the Eastern Roman Empire, and Emperor Honorius (395-423 AD) in the Western Roman Empire, after the division of the Roman Empire in 395 AD.
Mutiny, invasion and the taking of Rome by force would ensue and by 476 AD, the Western Roman Empire would splinter into warlike kingdoms and the Eastern Byzantine Empire would rule for another 1,000 years.