Summary of the Battle of Covadonga

Battle of Covadonga: History, Causes & Consequences

Battle of Covadonga: History, Causes & Consequences

The Battle of Covadonga was an armed confrontation between Asturian and Umayyad troops in Covadonga, Asturias, in the year 722.

The Asturian troops were commanded by Pelayo, who some historians consider a Visigothic nobleman and, others, an Asturian prince.