Battle of Albelda

Battle of Albelda, a name used for each of two battles fought near Albelda, Spain between Christians forces led by Ordoño I of Asturias and Muslims led by Musa ibn Musa. The first in 846 AD ended in a Muslims defeat. In 859, a second battle was fought at the same place, Ordoño and ally García I of Pamplona routing Musa's forces, reportedly killing 20,000 men and leveling the town.

ee also

*History of Spain
*Timeline of the Muslim Occupation of the Iberian Peninsula
*Reconquista


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