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Music and prayers for relief from the Siege of Malta and the Battle of Lepanto
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The four decades beginning from 1523, which saw the expulsion from Rhodes of the Hospitallers of St John, was one of the most turbulent periods in Mediterranean history. It included the invasion of Rhodes by Süleyman the Magnificent and the invasion of Malta by combined land and naval forces of Ottoman and North African corsairs in 1565, and ended in 1571 with the victo…

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Divall, Richard, “Music and prayers for relief from the Siege of Malta and the Battle of Lepanto”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27766>
First published online: 2015



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