Skip to comments.The Gruesome Battle of Sagrajas: Muslims Worship Allah Atop 2,400 Decapitated Christian Heads
Posted on 10/23/2020 6:32:07 AM PDT by Kaslin
Today in history, a battle that radical Muslims of the ISIS variety all but venerate took place between Muslims and Christians in Spain, or al-Andalus.
Context: In 1085, Alfonso VI of Leon-Castile captured the Muslim city of Toledo, thereby formally initiating the Reconquista. Great was the lamentation among Muslims and great the rejoicing among Christians. The Muslim emirs of al-Andalus notorious for their disunity, dissipated lifestyles, and disinterest in jihad had to act fast, for "the arrogance of the Christian dogs," to quote one Muslim, had "waxed so great."
So they called on their fanatical coreligionists in North Africa, the Almorivades, a sect devoted to waging jihad and enforcing sharia. Their elderly leader was Yusuf bin Tashfin, "a wise and shrewd man," who had "passed the greater part of his life in his native deserts; exposed to hunger and privation, he had no taste for the life of pleasure." Dressed all in black with a veil covering everything but the zeal in his eyes, the 76-year-old sheikh accepted the invitation and entered al-Andalus.
The Moorish emirs quickly "acknowledged his sway," to quote an Arab chronicler, "hoping that he would stop the victorious course of the infidel, and thus open, for the prosecution of jihad, those gates which they had hitherto kept criminally locked," thereby "propping up the tottering edifice of Islam, and humbling the pride of the insolent Christian."
By October 1086, a vast coalition of thousands of Almorivades and Andalusians, under Yusuf's command, found themselves facing Alfonso and his knights at Sagrajas, near Badajoz. (Although exact numbers are unclear, the Muslim army outnumbered the Christian one by roughly three to one.) According to the Muslim chronicler:
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It’s really gonna suck to be them on Judgement Day.....................
Perhaps God wouldnt mind a hand....
Islam is a war plan
I’ve always wanted to ask a muslim, “If ‘Allah’ is so ‘great’, why does he need you to do his dirty work?”..........................
Around the year 1000 the muslims in Spain also massacred a large number of Jews, impaling or crucifiying them. In context, this was sixty years before William crossed the channel to take England, and about 100 years before the first Crusade.
And 492 years before Ferdinand and Isabella kicked their sorry asses out of Spain.................
Must watch my DVD of EL CID (1961) again. Sagrajas is mentioned but not portrayed.
Are you saying that Spanish Jews had “sorry asses?”
No, the Moors, AKA Muslims.....................
The Christian victors kicked all Jews out of Spain in 1492.
>Ive always wanted to ask a muslim, If Allah is so great, why does he need you to do his dirty work?
Actually, a lot of Muslims feel that way. I read that in Afghanistan, Muslims would give up information after a minimal amount of discomfort “because Allah will win anyway” so strong resistance was unnecessary.
The Quran says [9.39] “If you do not go forth [in jihad], He will chastise you with a painful chastisement and bring in your place a people other than you, and you will do Him no harm; and Allah has power over all things.”
So Allah doesn’t care either.
#4 you would have been impaled and later beheaded from the religion of peace spokesman.
As I recall in the movie, The Cid refuses to join Alphonso at Sagrajas because he and his Moorish allies (who were fighting on Spain's side) did not deem it practicable. Alphonso proceeded without the Cid and his allies and got creamed. Not sure if there is any historical accuracy in El Cid, but I love the movie.
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