Heh

Mark Steyn, Hat tip Little Green Footballs….

Somewhere on the road between Poitiers and Tours, they met a Frankish force and, unlike other Christian armies in Europe, this one held its ground “like a wall . . . a firm glacial mass,” as the Chronicle of Isidore puts it. A week later, Abd al-Rahman was dead, the Muslims were heading south, and the French general, Charles, had earned himself the surname “Martel” — or “the Hammer.”

Isadore….hmmmmm….Tolkien?
The Hammer…heh.

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Posted on November 7, 2005, in cultural, liberal, political, theological. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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