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Was there a Battle of lepanto?

Yes. It was in 1571 off the coast of Greece.   The Turks has been planning a large scale invasion of Italy for months. The Pope (Pius V) had been warning the powers of Euro (MORE)

Why is the Battle of lepanto so critical to Christians?

According to Wikipedia, the victory of the Holy League, a coalition of southern European Catholic maritime states, prevented the Mediterranean Sea from becoming an uncontested (MORE)

What happened to the battle of Lepanto IN 1571?

The fleet of the Holy League, led by Don John of Austria, consisting of 316 ships sought out the Turkish fleet commanded by Alì Pascia off Lepanto on October 7, 1571. After t (MORE)

What was the battle of lepanto?

The Battle of Lepanto was a naval engagement which took place on 7  October 1571. The battle was between the fleet of the Holy League,  arranged by Pope Pius V and the fleet (MORE)