The Battle of Tours, 732 AD

There is no question that the many victories of the Islamic empire in the 7th and 8th centuries terrorized the lands in their path. In a short period of time Tierney says that, “The followers of a new prophet, Mohammed, snatched away from the Byzantine Empire all the ancient Christian lands of the eastern Mediterranean […]

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Clovis’ Battlefield Conversion

It is surprising that a battle between two barbarian tribes played an important role in the history of Christianity. The battle in question was between the Franks and the Alemanni in the year 496. This fight was important because when the Frankish leader, Clovis I saw that his army was in difficult straits he vowed […]

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