October 31- 8th cntury AD

October 31- 8th cntury AD - 8th Century 700's AD EMPIRES...

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8th Century/ 700's AD EMPIRES Ummayyads 661-750 AD Hsuan Tsung 712-756 Tang Leo III 717 Charles Martel Tours 732 Yang Guifei 740 Abu al-abbus 750-754 Talas 751 Charlemagne 768-814 Constantine VI 780-797 Irene Harun al-Rashid 785-809 green islam black china purple byzantine blue western europe 711 AD Muslims conquered Spain 1st time Muslim armies conquered territory in Europe 717 Ummayads launched a major attack against the Byzantine empire 717 Muslim army went to Constantinople and attempted to conquer the city Byzantine Emperor at the time was Leo III Fortunate he was emperor because he was a great military leader Fortunate also that the Muslims couldn't break in because the walls still held even their huge army Muslims tried to surround city so nothing could get in, Byantines still had a navy 1000s of Muslim soldiers died that winter Forced to call off attack in 717 Byzantine empire will stand and Muslims won't try another serious attack on Constantinople for another 700 years
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