Battle of Qadisiyya

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Battle of Qadisiyya  -   ∙ Islamic armies' defeat Sassanian forces, opening up Persia, and causing  Sassanian downfall.  Battle of Tours  -   ∙ Battle in Poitiers in 732, where Charles Martel stopped Muslim penetration  into France.  Occultation  -   ∙ Disappearance of last Shi'ite Imam in 980s. Temporary, his return is messianic.  The Lesser Jihad  -   ∙ Armed Holy War. Greater Jihad is contemplation and spiritual  improvement.  Tournai  -   ∙ Location of Childeric I's palace by 481.  Battle of Soissons  -   ∙ Clovis' defeat of Syagrius in 486  Battle of Vouille  -   ∙ Clovis' defeat of Arian Visigoths, 507  Regium Francium  -   ∙ Term for Frankish lands, encapsulating modern France, Belgium, and  Germany.  Edict of Clothar (614)  -   ∙ Edict in which Clothar committed to only appoint royal officials from  a particular regions local counts.  Major Domo  -   ∙ Mayor of the palace, chief officer of the king's royal household, will supplant  Merovingians in 670s onwards.  Battle of Fontenoy  -   ∙ Louis the Pious' oldest son Lothair was slated to get most of the realm. In 
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