Battle of Lepanto


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Noun1.Battle of Lepanto - Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian nations organized by the PopeBattle of Lepanto - Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian nations organized by the Pope
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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de Beaufort would lay his hands on all the riches pirates had robbed Christendom of since the battle of Lepanto.
The battle of Lepanto, arrested the greatness of the Turk.
Both ends of the spectrum are represented in the accompanying loan exhibition of highlights from the V&A's print collection, from the rare anonymous woodcut of around 1571 of All Pasha, the defeated Turkish naval commander at the Battle of Lepanto, to Julian Opie's lenticular print Sara gets undressed, acquired at last year's fair.
Wheatcroft begins with the Battle of Lepanto off the coast of southern Greece in 1571.
Nor did the infamous battle of Lepanto in 1571 at once end an era of Ottoman naval dominance and launch a new one of piratic activity.
He had discovered the testimony of yet another forgotten voice, in this case, a galley slave (Luigi referred to him affectionately as "il mio forzato"), who had written a journal about his participation in the battle of Lepanto and addressed it to the Duke of Tuscany in the hopes that the writing would lead to his freedom.
The following year, the Turks are crushed by the Holy League in the Battle of Lepanto.
It was very interesting and informative reading the article on the Christian victory over the Ottoman Turks in October 1571 at the Battle of Lepanto ("Armada of the Cross," March 10th issue).
It seems more than coincidental that the first opera ever to be composed and performed in Australia, Nathan's Don Juan of Austria (1847),(21) was, in fact, based on the life of an earlier fighter against the Turks -- the military commander (and half-brother of Philip II of Spain) who led the allies to victory over the Ottoman fleet at the Battle of Lepanto (1571), thereby putting a halt to the Turkish campaign to acquire Cyprus.
Spanish historians have long depicted Miguel de Cervantes as a heroic soldier whose exploits at the Battle of Lepanto cost him an arm.
The novel ends with the Battle of Lepanto (1571) and opens new vistas westward, toward the Americas.
INDEPENDENCEDAY IN FIJI 1571: The Battle of Lepanto was fought, when Christian allied naval forces defeated the Ottoman Turks.