Battle of Tours Comic Strip

Battle of Tours Comic Strip

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  • Let's go get in formation!!
  • The Muslims who settled in Spain for some years now, threatened the territories the French owned.
  • Come on, let's go it's to cold out here!
  • The governor of Spain, Abd er Rahman, wanted to end the unrest on his northern border, and plunder the Frankish territories.
  • Where'd they go?
  • There they are!
  • Charles positioned his army at a location, where he expected the Muslim army would pass through, in a defensive position ready to attack.
  • Thank you Charles, you're a hero! Your nickname should be Charles Martel
  • In the middle of the night, the Muslim have retreated.
  • The Arab army retreated back south to the location of Pyrenees Mountains after the Muslim's weren't there.
  • Charles, who now earned the nickname of Martel (hammer) during this battle because he drove the Muslims over the following years from the area between Arles and Avignon.
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