The Battle of Poitiers: Charles Martel and ‘Abd al- Rahman by Jurji Zaidan,William Granara

By Jurji Zaidan,William Granara

it's the 12 months 732 advert. Ten years after the Arab conquest of Spain in 711AD, Emir Abd al-Rahman Governor of Spain, conquered and have become Governor of southern France. he's relocating northwards in the direction of Poitiers to confront the Franks below Charles Martel after which overrun Rome and Constantinople and achieve Damascus, the capital of the Islamic Empire. Will Europe be capable to thwart the plan to convey Islam to the full Mediterranean basin? because the armies of Abdel Rahman and Charles Martel confront one another at Poitiers, the way forward for Christendom in Europe will depend on the result of this epic conflict…

Romance and intrigue give you the significant plot of this historic novel which are woven into the occasions culminating within the conflict of Poitiers. the attractive Maryam is a girl of awesome honor and nice braveness who has fought in lots of battles. She has many suitors: Hani, Captain of the Arab Cavalry and Bustam his rival and Chieftain of a Berber Tribe. final yet no longer least Emir ‘Abd al-Rahman, is usually enamored together with her. a quick paced video game of spies and counterspies is performed out because the identification and precise loyalties of a few of the novel’s major characters, straddling either the Christian and Muslim worlds, is printed -- influencing the end result of the conflict of Poitiers and the competition for Maryam’s heart…

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