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741: 741 Births, 741 Deaths, Charles Martel, Leo III the Isaurian, Pope Gregory III, Berber Revolt, Li Qi, Habib Ibn ABI Ob Source Wikipedia

741: 741 Births, 741 Deaths, Charles Martel, Leo III the Isaurian, Pope Gregory III, Berber Revolt, Li Qi, Habib Ibn ABI Ob

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Published July 5th 2011
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: 741 births, 741 deaths, Charles Martel, Leo III the Isaurian, Pope Gregory III, Berber Revolt, Li Qi,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: 741 births, 741 deaths, Charles Martel, Leo III the Isaurian, Pope Gregory III, Berber Revolt, Li Qi, Habib ibn Abi Obeida al-Fihri, Li Shouli, List of state leaders in 741, Kulthum ibn Iyad al-Qasi, Vajrabodhi, Hedan II, Adgillis II, Theudoald, Ailill Corrach mac Flainn, Princess Hatsusebe, David I of Armenia. Excerpt: Charles Martel (Latin: ) (c. 688 - 22 October 741), literally Charles the Hammer, was a Frankish military and political leader, who served as Mayor of the Palace under the Merovingian kings and ruled de facto during an interregnum (737-43) at the end of his life, using the title Duke and Prince of the Franks. In 739 he was offered the title of Consul by the Pope, but he refused. He is remembered for winning the Battle of Tours (also known as the Battle of Poitiers) in 732, in which he defeated an invading Muslim army and halted northward Islamic expansion in western Europe. A brilliant general, he is considered to be a founding figure of the Middle Ages, often credited with a seminal role in the development of feudalism and knighthood, and laying the groundwork for the Carolingian Empire. He was also the father of Pepin the Short and grandfather of Charlemagne. Martel was born in Herstal, the illegitimate son of duke Pepin II and his concubine Alpaida. In German-speaking countries he is known as Karl Martell. Alpaida also bore Pepin another son, Childebrand. The Frankish kingdoms at the time of the death of Pepin of Heristal. Note that Aquitaine (yellow) was outside of Arnulfing authority and Neustria and Burgundy (pink) were united in opposition to further Arnulfing dominance of the highest offices. Only Austrasia (green) supported an Arnulfing mayor, first Theudoald then Charles. Note that the German duchies to the east of the Rhine were de facto outside of Frankish suzerainty at this time.In Decem...