711


711

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Events

By Place

Europe

* April 30Ummayad troops led by Tariq ibn Ziyad land at Gibraltar, and begin their invasion of the Iberian peninsula and conquest of the Visigothic Kingdom (See Moors, Al-Andalus, and Umayyad conquest of Hispania).
* July 19Battle of Guadalete: Ummayad Moors conquer the Iberian peninsula.
* Childebert II is succeeded by Dagobert III as king of Austrasia.

Byzantine Empire

* Philippicus incites a revolt against Justinian II, and upon the latter's death declares himself Byzantine Emperor.

Asia

* After pirates plunder an Arab ship near the mouth of the Indus River, Arabs led by Muhammad bin Qasim invade India with 6,000 horses, establishing a sultanate in Sind.
* Reconstruction of the Horyuji Temple in Japan ends.

Births

* Emperor Suzong of Tang

Deaths

* JulyRoderick, king of the Visigoths
* DecemberJustinian II, Byzantine emperor (assassinated) (b. 669)


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