La batalla de Lepanto. Combate naval ocurrido el 7 de octubre de 1571 entre la armada del Imperio Otomano y la Liga Santa cristiana conformada por el Reino de España, los Estados Pontificios, la República de Venecia, la Orden de Malta, la República de Génova y el Ducado de Saboya. Los cristianos resultaron vencedores, frenando el expansionismo turco por el Mediterráneo occidental. En esta batalla participó Cervantes, que resultó herido, lo que valió el sobrenombre de «manco de Lepanto».

La batalla de Lepanto. Combate naval ocurrido el 7 de octubre de 1571 entre la armada del Imperio Otomano y la Liga Santa cristiana conformada por el Reino de España, los Estados Pontificios, la República de Venecia, la Orden de Malta, la República de Génova y el Ducado de Saboya. Los cristianos resultaron vencedores, frenando el expansionismo turco por el Mediterráneo occidental. En esta batalla participó Cervantes, que resultó herido, lo que valió el sobrenombre de «manco de Lepanto».

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Battle of Lepanto 1571. This Day in History: Aug 14, 1974:The second Turkish invasion of Cyprus begins

Battle of Lepanto 1571. This Day in History: Aug 14, 1974:The second Turkish invasion of Cyprus begins

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

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)

Ottoman Janissaries on board a war galley, Battle of Lepanto

Ottoman Janissaries on board a war galley, Battle of Lepanto

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

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

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

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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)

Battle of Lepanto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Lepanto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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