Hi! My name is John, I´m going to be your tour guide.
Battle of Guadalete
This was the Battle of Guadalete. I´m so scared, there are a lot of weapons, ¡AHHHHH!
At the present...
I know, I know! I t was estabilished in the land near the Cantabrian Sea.
Where was the Kingdom of Asturias estabilished?
This kingdom, in latin called Regmun Asturorum, was the first political christian entity established in the Iberian Peninsula after the colapse of the Visigoth Kingdom of Toledo because of King Roderic´s dead...
This is Don Pelayo. He was the first leader of the Regnum Astorum...
Why I´m in an other world??!! ¡AHHHHH!
King Roderic was defeated in the Battle of Guadalete, in 711, my the muslims.
Battle of Covadonga
The Duero is the most important river of the North-East of the Iberian Peninsula...
Also in the present The Kingdom of Asturia is studie in schools
Don Pelayo was selected as leader of the rebels in 718.
This war was in 722, in Covadonga. This war was between the Astur army of Don Pelayo and the Al-Andalus army, that was in decleave. The Astur army was the winner.
The Asturians leader started the expansion of his kingdom along the river Duero. This expansion started at the X century. The kings were Alfonso III and his wife, Jimena.