Battle of Toulouse (30 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

The governor of Muslim Spain (al-Andalus), having crossed the Pyrenees and invaded the Kingdom of the Franks, was defeated by Duke Odo of Aquitaine, preventing an Arab invasion of Gaul.

Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Toulouse". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6816, accessed 06 December 2016.]