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  • 587), is generally understood to have taken place not here but at Roncesvalles, which is nearly 40 m.
  • Thence his line stretched along the Pyrenees by the passes of Vera, Echallar, Maya and Roncesvalles, to Altobiscar; his immediate object now being to reduce the fortresses of San Sebastian and Pampeluna.
  • Attacking the passes of Maya and Roncesvalles, he obliged their defenders to retire, after sharp fighting, to a position of close to Sorauren, which, with 25,000 men, he the Pyre= attempted to carry (July 28).
  • These included Roncesvalles and Maya (July 25); Sorauren (July 28 and 30); Yanzi (Aug.
  • He had not visited Spain since the disaster of Roncesvalles, but he continued to take a lively interest in the affairs of that country.

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