Battle of Tours

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  • The First Crusade

    The Battle of Tours, in which Charles Martel defeated the advancing Muslim horde in Arabic is called, The Battle of Court of the Martyrs. Muslim accounts of the battle tell of Islamic warriors going out in battle as "Ghazis", or "martyrs for their faith who died in battle." It is interesting that despite people's attempts to paint the picture that the crusades begot jihad we have this overwhelming proof that Islam was the first to embark on "holy war".

  • Greatest Battles Challenge!

    Ok next round and next battles My Battle I am presenting is: The Battle of Midway This battle was the turning point of the Pacific in World War 2. Battle of Tours Aka Battle of Poitiers. The battle resulted in a decisive Frankish victory, which many historians argue that this victory stopped the spread of Islam into Europe, and marked as the turning point in the struggle against Islam.[1] [1]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tours Next Battle: Battle of Waterloo, 1815 In a total repudiation of Napoleon's attempt to reclaim his previous glory after a brief vacation to the island paradise of Elba, an undersized force of British, Dutch and Prussian troops under the capable command of the Duke of Wellington threw back Napoleon's army at the little Belgian town of Waterloo, thereby bringing an ignoble end to his much-touted...

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  • Which battle throughout history is the most important?

    Battle of Tours The Battle of Tours, also called the Battle of Poitiers and in Arabic: معركة بلاط الشهداء‎ was fought in an area between the cities of Poitiers and Tours, in north-central France, near the village of Moussais-la-Bataille, about 20 kilometres northeast of Poitiers. Battle of Tours The Battle of Tours, also called the Battle of Poitiers and in Arabic: معركة بلاط الشهداء‎ was fought in an area between the cities of Poitiers and Tours, in north-central France, near the village of Moussais-la-Bataille, about 20 kilometres northeast of Poitiers. Battle of Stalingrad The Battle of Stalingrad was the major battle of World War II in which Nazi Germany and its allies fought the Soviet Union for control of the city of Stalingrad...

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  • Questions for Christians

    (Example the battle of tours, Hezekiah's victory) So we see no reason to toss out the recorded event, if you already believe it was possible, done at other times, and believe in all the other miracles that have not been recorded by other authors. This is plainly to appeal to the Jewish people who "believe with perfect faith that the dead will rise." I had an interesting phone conversation with Matt Slick of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry and he confirmed that there is<strong> absolutely no outside evidence for this event to have taken place.</strong> The question is: why not? This is plainly to appeal to the Jewish people who "believe with perfect faith that the dead will rise." I had an interesting phone conversation with Matt Slick of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry and he confirmed that there is<strong> absolutely no outside evidence for this event to have taken place.</strong> The question...

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q:
    How long did the Battle of Tours last?
  • A:
    The event occurred in October, 732.
  • Q:
    In what location did the Battle of Tours take place?
  • A:
    The event took place largely in Tours.
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