Battle of Tours

Battle of Tours

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Social Studies Comic Book: The Battle of Tours

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  • Ar-Rahman & Muslims Invade Europe
  • Come, my soldiers! We will conquer Europe!
  • Odo Fails to Defend
  • Haha! Run, you coward!
  • Retreat!
  • Charles Martel stops Muslims
  • Who dares to stop me! Well, you'll end up just like that other Duke!
  • Halt! You will not suceed in getting past me!
  • Ar-Rahman and his Islamic army conquer many parts of Europe, and they move further to the Frankish Empire. 
  • Franks Outplay Muslims
  • Do not run, you fo- KSSSS!!! (gory details)
  • Duke Odo tries to fend off the Islams, but he failed miserable. Odo goes back to the North and informs Charles Martel, so that he can prepare for the battle. 
  • Frankish Victory
  • The Muslims left! We won the battle!
  • Hooray!
  • As Ar-Rahman pushed up to the rich city of Tours, Charles Martel stopped his army dead in their tracks. Both armies waited for seven days, but since the Muslims didn't prepare for the winter, they charged Charles Martel's army. 
  • Martel, the Hammer
  • Go Charles!
  • Thank  you, everyone!
  • Charles, our hero!
  • The Muslims' cavalry pushed up to the Franks and attacked several times, but it wasn't strong enough to get past the line. Duke Odo went from behind and sabotaged the Muslim base. Most of the Muslims retreated, but others, such as Ar-Rahman, stayed and fought until they died.
  • The next day, scouts reported that the Muslim camps were abandoned, and so the battle was over. The Franks had won the Battle of Tours. 
  • Word was spreading that Charles Martel was the savior of the Frankish Empire, fending off the Muslims. Martel had gained eternal fame and respect through all of Europe. 
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