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

The Battle of Lepanto from 7 October 1571, a naval engagement between allied Christian forces and the Ottoman Turks.

The Battle of Lepanto from 7 October 1571, a naval engagement between allied Christian forces and the Ottoman Turks.

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Battle of Lepanto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Lepanto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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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