This page lists all major wars and conflicts in the Saracen Jihad timeline.

Eighth Century

Conflict Years Side One Side Two Result

Arab-Byzantine Wars


Simple Labarum2 Eastern Roman Empire
Armenian principalities
Bulgarian Empire
Kingdom of Italy
Italian city-states

Black flag Rashidun Caliphate
Umayyad Flag Umayyad Caliphate

Overall Muslim Arab gains

Arab-Khazar Wars


Khazar Khaganate

Umayyad Flag Umayyad Caliphate

Transcaucasia falls under the control of the Caliphate

Umayyad Conquest of Hispania

711 - 788

Visigothic Kingdom

Umayyad Flag Umayyad Caliphate

Decisive Umayyad Victory

  • Muslim conquest of Hispania
  • Collapse of the Visigoths
Islamic Invasion of Gaul 719-759

Umayyad Flag Umayyad Caliphate

  • Al-Andalus

Kingdom of the Franks

  • Duchy of Aquitaine

Kingdom of the Lombards


  • Septimania
Muslim Conquest of Transoxiana Between 7th century and 8th century

Umayyad Flag Umayyad Caliphate

Türgesh Kaghanate
Göktürk Empire

Sogdian rebels
Transoxianian allies

Muslim victory

  • Islamization of Transoxiana
  • Spread of Islam amongst the Turks
Abbasid Revolt 747 - 750

Umayyad Flag Umayyad Caliphate

Black flag Abbasid Caliphate

Decisive Abbasid victory

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