Ernle bradford the great siege

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ernle bradford the great siege

The Great Siege: Malta 1565 by Ernle Bradford

In 1565 the Ottoman Empire was at its peak. Under their sultan, Solyman the Magnificent, the Turks had conquered most of Eastern Europe. The rulers of Christian Europe were at their wits end to stem the tide of disaster. The Knights of St John, the fighting religious order drawn from most of the nations of Christendom had been driven from their island fortress of Rhodes 40 years earlier. From their new base of Malta their galleys had been so successful in their raids on Turkish shipping that the Sultan realised that only they stood between him and total mastery of the Mediterranean. He determined to obliterartethe Knights of Malta.
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The Siege of Malta 1565 - Michael Davies

The Great Siege: Malta 1565

Cancel anytime. Empires of the Sea tells the story of the year world war between Islam and Christianity for the Mediterranean: one of the fiercest and most influential contests in European history. It traces events from the appearance on the world stage of Suleiman the Magnificent through "the years of devastation" when it seemed possible that Islam might master the whole sea, to the final brief flourishing of a united Christendom in In , an Ottoman army that stretched from horizon to horizon set out to seize the "Golden Apple", as Turks referred to Vienna. The ensuing siege pitted battle-hardened Janissaries wielding 17th-century grenades against Habsburg armies, widely feared for their savagery. The walls of Vienna bristled with guns as the besieging Ottoman host launched bombs, fired cannons, and showered the populace with arrows during the battle for Christianity's bulwark. Best-selling author David Ball has won widespread critical and popular acclaim for his sweeping novels, including Empires of Sand.

The year is Encouraged by his victory over them at Rhodes 42 years earlier, he is certain of victory in no more than two weeks. Outnumbered 40, to 9,, the Knights of Saint John, putting all their confidence in God, prepare themselves for the worst.
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