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Gulf of Lepanto

Posted by: | November 3, 2014 | No Comment |

Two great fleets met in the Gulf of Lepanto on Oct. 7, 1571 and resulted in a crushing victory for the Holy League. First news of the stunning victory arrived in Venice 12 days later: on Oct. 19.   The Battle: By 1571 Muslims were firmly installed in Europe with their ships ruling the Mediterranean […]

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