October 7th 1571 | The Battle of Lepanto http://ift.tt/1hqKt8W

October 7th 1571 | The Battle of Lepanto http://ift.tt/1hqKt8W

Battle of Lepanto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Lepanto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Lepanto, 7 October 1571, ~500 ships, ~150 000 people, 2500+ cannons, a sea battle won by the Holy League that ended Ottoman threat in Mediterranean

Battle of Lepanto, 7 October 1571, ~500 ships, ~150 000 people, 2500+ cannons, a sea battle won by the Holy League that ended Ottoman threat in Mediterranean

Two months later, at the Battle of Lepanto, the united Christian fleet destroyed the Ottoman fleet, but was unable to take advantage of this victory. The Ottomans quickly rebuilt their naval forces, and Venice was forced to negotiate a separate peace, ceding Cyprus to the Ottomans and paying a tribute of 300,000 ducats. Depictions of the Ottoman Navy during the battle of Lepanto

Two months later, at the Battle of Lepanto, the united Christian fleet destroyed the Ottoman fleet, but was unable to take advantage of this victory. The Ottomans quickly rebuilt their naval forces, and Venice was forced to negotiate a separate peace, ceding Cyprus to the Ottomans and paying a tribute of 300,000 ducats. Depictions of the Ottoman Navy during the battle of Lepanto

Enlarged Picture: Oil Painting - The Battle of Lepanto - Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery Information Centre

Enlarged Picture: Oil Painting - The Battle of Lepanto - Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery Information Centre

Battle of Lepanto 1595-1605 Andrea Vicentino - The Battle of Lepanto by Andrea Vicentino (c. 1600,Doge's Palace,Venice)

Battle of Lepanto 1595-1605 Andrea Vicentino - The Battle of Lepanto by Andrea Vicentino (c. 1600,Doge's Palace,Venice)

Battle of Lepanto-The Battle of Lepanto by Tommaso Dolabella (c.1625-1630, Wawel Castle,Cracow)

Battle of Lepanto-The Battle of Lepanto by Tommaso Dolabella (c.1625-1630, Wawel Castle,Cracow)

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