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Why is the Battle of Tours considered an important event?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    At the Battle of Tours near Poitiers, France, Frankish leader Charles Martel, a Christian, defeats a large army of Spanish Moors, halting the Muslim advance into Western Europe. ... Victory at Tours ensured the ruling dynasty of Martel's family, the Carolingians.

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  • 1 month ago

    Up until that point the Umayyad army had been unstoppable and had they won the battle they would have continued their advance into northern Europe.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Withdrawal of the Umayyad army

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