By Paul Fregosi
This is the engrossing authentic account of the monstrous and little-known Islamic army invasions of Europe, and the foremost avid gamers who led them, starting round 650 CE. The Islamic Arabs (and later the Moors) occupied some of the Mediterranean Islands, and invaded Spain and Portugal in 711 CE, and governed over a lot of the Iberian peninsula for the subsequent 800 years. France was once attacked and invaded, as was once Italy, and the ecu coasts the entire solution to eire and Iceland. The Muslims swept over the Balkans, besieged Vienna, and have been intermittent masters of Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, and Hungary into the nineteenth century, destroying the Byzantines and conquering Constantinople (turning it into Istanbul). formidable and unrelenting, the Muslims additionally sought to beat Austria and Russia.
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