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Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate

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List of Umayyad Caliphate battles in the Muslim conquests, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Muslim conquests involving the Umayyad Caliphate is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these Muslim conquests battles that involved Muslim conquests you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Battle of Carthage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
South Caucasus
The Battle of Carthage was fought in 698 between a Byzantine expeditionary force and the armies of the fifth Umayyad Caliphate. Having lost Carthage to the Muslims, Emperor Leontius sent the ...more
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Battle of Covadonga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
Picos de Europa, Spain
The Battle of Covadonga (topo) was the first major victory by a Christian military force in Iberia following the Muslim Moors' conquest of that region in 711. Taking place about a decade later, ...more
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Battle of Guadalete is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
Iberian Peninsula
The Battle of Guadalete was fought in 711 or 712 at an unidentified location between the Christian Visigoths of Hispania under their king, Roderic, and an invading force of Muslim Arabs and ...more
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Battle of Sebastopolis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
Sulusaray, Turkey
The Battle of Sebastopolis was fought at Sebastopolis in 692 between the Byzantine Empire and Umayyads under the caliphate of Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. The Battle ended the peace that had existed ...more
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Battle of Toulouse (721) is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
Battle of Toulouse (721) Toulouse, France
The Battle of Toulouse (721) was a victory of an Aquitanian Christian army led by Duke Odo of Aquitaine over an Umayyad Muslim army besieging the city of Toulouse, and led by the governor of ...more
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Battle of Tours is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
Tours, France
The Battle of Tours, also called the Battle of Poitiers and in Arabic: معركة بلاط الشهداء‎ was fought in an area between the cities of Poitiers and Tours, in north-central France, near the ...more
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Battles of macrohistorical imp... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
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Arab–Byzantine wars is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
Crete, Greece
The Arab–Byzantine wars were a series of wars between the mostly Arab Muslims and the East Roman or Byzantine Empire between the 7th and 11th centuries AD. Started during the initial Muslim ...more
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First Battle of Dongola is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
First Battle of Dongola Dongola, Sudan
The First Battle of Dongola was a meeting engagement or encounter between early Arab-Muslim forces of the Rashidun Caliphate and the Nubian-Christian forces of the Kingdom of Makuria in 642. The ...more
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Arab–Khazar wars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
Arab–Khazar wars Caucasus
The Arab–Khazar wars were a series of conflicts fought between the armies of the Khazar Khaganate and the Umayyad Caliphate and their respective vassals. Historians usually distinguish two major ...more
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Muslim conquest of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
North Africa
At the commencement of the Muslim conquest of Egypt, Egypt was part of the Byzantine/Eastern Roman Empire, which had its capital at Constantinople. Egypt had been conquered just a decade before ...more
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Muslim conquest of the Maghreb is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Muslim Conquests Battles Involving the Umayyad Caliphate
North Africa
The Muslim conquest of North Africa continued the century of rapid Arab Muslim military expansion following the death of Muhammad in 632 AD. By 642, the Arabs controlled Mesopotamia, Egypt and ...more