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Empires of the Sea: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580 review Ê 3 Ü ✈ [PDF / Epub] ✅ Empires of the Sea: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580 By Roger Crowley ✸ – Danpashley.co.uk In 1521 Suleiman the Magnificent ruler of the Ottoman Empire at the hEnt rich in detail full of surprises and backed by a wealth of eyewitness accountsIn Suleiman the Magnificent ruler of the Ottoman Empire at the height of its power despatched an invasion fleet to the island of Rhodes This was the opening shot in an epic struggle between rival empires and faiths and the ensuing battle for control of the Mediterranean would last sixty years Empires of the Sea tells the story of this great contest It is a fast paced tale of spiralling intensity that ranges from Istanbul to the Gates of Gibraltar and features a cast of extraordinary characters Barbarossa the pirate who terrified Europe the risk taking Emperor Charles V the Knights of St John last survivors of the crusading spirit and the brilliant Christian admiral Don Juan of Austria Its brutal climax came between and six years that witnessed a fight to the finish decided in a series of bloody set pieces the epic siege of Malta the battle for Cyprus and the apocalyptic last ditch defence of southern Europe at Lepanto one of the single most shocking days in world history that fixed the frontiers of the Mediterranean world we know today Empires of the Sea follows Roger Crowleys first book the widely praised Constantinople The Last Great Siege It is page turning narrative history at its best a story of extraordinary colour and incident rich in detail full of surprises and. Loved this book So interesting and well written it kept me enthralled from beginning to end

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