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Title: Ottoman expansionist policy in the sixteenth century Mediterranean
Other Titles: Besieged : Malta 1565
Authors: Cassar, Carmel
Keywords: East and West
Mediterranean Region -- History, Military
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918
Turkey -- History -- Selim I, 1512-1520
Turkey -- History -- Suleyman I, 1520-1566
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Heritage Malta
Citation: Cassar C. (2015). Ottoman expansionist policy in the sixteenth century Mediterranean. In M. Camilleri (Ed.) Besieged : Malta 1565 (pp.83-96). Malta: Heritage Malta.
Abstract: The sixteenth century Mediterranean has often been described as ‘a battleground’ between the two great empires of Catholic Spain in the West and the Muslim Ottomans in the East. It was a century during which the two great empires gave evidence of their formidable might. Before the rise of the Habsburg kings, Charles V and Philip II, the Catholic Kings of Spain, Ferdinand and Isabella, who were responsible for the unification of Spain, played as vital a part in creating the Spanish Empire as did the Ottoman sultans before the fall of Constantinople in 1453.
ISBN: 9789993257318
Appears in Collections:Scholarly Works - InsTTC

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