Today in Mediterranean history: the Battle of Preveza (1538)

Derek is taking a sick day today, I’m afraid. I’ll be back Sunday for our usual updates. For now here’s another “this day in history” piece, this one on the 1538 Battle of Preveza and the Ottomans’ victory over one of the many Holy Leagues formed to counter it. Thanks for reading! September 28 is… Continue reading Today in Mediterranean history: the Battle of Preveza (1538)

Today in Mediterranean history: the Battle of Preveza (1538)

September 28 is actually the anniversary of a couple of notable dates in Middle East history. For example, if you’re a fan of lost causes, it’s the date in 1995 when Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat signed the Oslo II accord, which was supposed to provide for Palestinian autonomy leading to future (HA!) talks on… Continue reading Today in Mediterranean history: the Battle of Preveza (1538)

Today in Mediterranean history: the Battle of Preveza (1538)

September 28 is actually the anniversary of a couple of notable dates in Middle East history. For example, if you’re a fan of lost causes, it’s the date in 1995 when Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat signed the Oslo II accord, which was supposed to provide for Palestinian autonomy leading to future (HA!) talks on… Continue reading Today in Mediterranean history: the Battle of Preveza (1538)