October 7, 1571: The Battle of Lepanto

Battle of Lepanto

The victory of the Holy League at the Battle of Lepanto prevented the Ottoman Empire from expanding further along the European side of the Mediterranean. Some historians argue that a Turkish victory could have led to Western Europe being conquered.

Sources:
ZMalfoy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lepanto

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3 responses to “October 7, 1571: The Battle of Lepanto

  1. There were several memes floating around yesterday for this. Natch, this is the one I had to share. Because I often have trouble with things like “Reverence” and “Solemnity” . ..

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    • chrissythehyphenated

      I think you take after Your Father in this. My evidence that He has a whacky sense of humor is in the Bible. E.g., Balaam’s talking donkey, Jonah’s whale, and more. 🙂

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