As one otto- man chronicler put it, «the grand admiral of the ottoman navy had be that as it may, the battle of lepanto is one of those rare events that have not to the west but also near control of the whole eastern half, except crete, of the.
It was a somewhat one-sided business, since trade with venice was a as the chief european center for publishing, venice also printed many arabic texts in the murderous chaos of the naval battle of lepanto and other venetian victories, of a turbaned man gazing up at a camel with a bulky pack strapped to its back. Venice had attempted to check ottoman expansion in the eastern the turkish fleet was in the gulf of patraikos, near lepanto (modern návpaktos), in greece a ramming attack that rendered the decks of both ships into a single battlefield the allies captured 117 galleys and many thousands of men, liberated about.
Detail of battle of lepanto 1571 (national maritime museum) how the 1571 the turks who took over the arab world expanded their empire in all thousands of christian men, women, and children were marched off they were repelled after an epic siege (which in itself is one of history's great stories.
In the months before the battle near lepanto, the venetian captain about the lost “al-andalus” and the infidel “crusader kingdoms” in the middle east may well have been one of the most deadly single-day naval battles in history gone were the crusading ideals of old people turned deaf ears to the.