The Battle of Tours (732AD)

The battle that set the course of European History

Charles de Steuben’s Bataille de Poitiers en octobre 732, on the left you can see Charles Martel (moutned left) on his horse preparing to strike down al-Rahman(right).

AAfter their third invasion into the area, the Umayyad Caliphate had finally taken the region of Maghreb — the North-Western part of the African continent. Not satisfied, the Muslim kingdom fought the Visigoths at the Battle of Guadalete, resulting in a decisive victory for them and opening the door to the Iberian Peninsula. Over…

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Jordan Franics

Jordan Franics

Interested in many things, I write about a variety of topics in-depth and often just scratching the surface. MPhys