Memorial to Poper Pius V illustrates CADAQUÉS AND THE BATTLE OF LEPANTO.

CADAQUÉS AND THE BATTLE OF LEPANTO

On a day with fast winds and the sun low in the sky, 450 warships clashed in bloody combat in the Battle of Lepanto. It was 7 October 1571, the last major sea battle fought almost entirely between rowing vessels. Moving westward from the navy base in the Gulf of Corinth, the fleet of the Ottoman […]