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That the battle of Tours stopped the Muslim advance into the rest of Europe is disputed by many modern historians. I don't think that he claim that it did is nowhere near certain enough to merit inclusion in in this context.
Moving this comment from WP:ERRORS; unresolved before it went off the main page. --Floquenbeam (talk) 13:23, 12 October 2009 (UTC)
Charles Martel didn't defeat a "large Andalusian Muslim army"; the Muslims were really few. Historians used to believe it was a great battle, but actually they have in the last decades realized that they were wrong. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk • contribs)
From the Italian book "I mille anni del Mediovo"= Thousand years of Middle Ages by Gabriella Piccinni: '(...)La battaglia di Poitiers del 732, dal punto di vista militare una scaramuccia amplificata dalla leggenda fino alla dimensione di battaglia epocale, ne fece [di Carlo Martello] il simbolo della resistenza cristiana contro i musulmani...' which means 'The battle of Poitiers in 732, miltarly a skirmish amplified by the legend up to the dimension of an epocal battle, made of him [Charles Martel] the symbol of Christian resistance against Muslims...' —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk • contribs)
It seems pretty clear that the battle of Poitiers has become famous more by reputation than any proven achievements. The question is, should it be removed because it was really nothing more than a border clash trumped up by the Franks (and even moreso by later Europeans) as "the battle that saved Europe from Islamization", or is its considerable reputation enough to include it? Even if we keep it, it seems like we at least need to rewrite the description.