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The Battle of Lepanto by Nanami Shiono

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Published by Vertical .
Written in English


  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Lepanto, Battle of, Greece, 1571

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsCarolyn L. Temporelli (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8807806M
ISBN 101932234330
ISBN 109781932234336

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The Greatest Sea Battle in History: Lepanto, October For more than three years, Pope Pius V had labored mightily to sound alarms about the deadly Muslim buildup in the shipyards of Istanbul. The sultan had been stung by the surprising defeat of his overwhelming invasion force in Malta in   As a result, , the year of the battle of Lepanto, the most important naval contest in human history, is not well known to Americans. October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, celebrates the victory at Lepanto, the battle that saved the .   This event is known to history as the “Battle of Lepanto.” Pope Pius V, whose treasury bankrolled part of this military endeavor, ordered the churches of Rome opened for prayer day and night, encouraging the faithful to petition the intercession of the Blessed Virgin .   The Battle of Lepanto. On October 7, , a patchwork fleet of Catholic ships primarily from Spain, Venice and Genoa, under the command of Don Juan of Austria, was at a distinct disadvantage. The.

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Empires of the Sea: The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World (MP3 Book) Published September 18th by Tantor Media, Inc. MP3 Book, 0 pages. The Battle of Lepanto was monumental for several reasons. First, the sheer volume of ships involved was unlike any naval battle come before, and a force that large would not be seen again for centuries. Second, Lepanto was fought with ships that were powered by oars, only. It was the last major sea battle fought using oared ships. The defeat of the Ottomans by the Holy League fleet at Lepanto () was among the most celebrated international events of the sixteenth century. The Battle of Lepanto anthologizes the work of twenty-two poets who composed Latin poetry in response to the news of the battle, the largest Mediterranean naval encounter since antiquity. Recommend you also find a good (preferably non-PC) history book on the Battle of Lepanto and read that first. It will increase your understanding and enjoyment of Chesterton's poem. flag Like see review. Emily Giuffre rated it it was amazing/5.