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 Music and prayers for the relief of the Siege of Malta 1565, the Holy League 1570, and the Battle of Lepanto 1571
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Music and prayers

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Music and prayers for relief from the Siege of Malta and the Battle of Lepanto

Date: 16th century

Original Language: Unspecified

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Favoured by Philip II of Spain, the Spanish composer and theologian Don Fernando de las Infantas cemented his position by writing three works, each supporting the king and centred on important events in the Ottoman-Christian rivalry in the Mediterranean. The Siege of Malta (1565), the formati…

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Divall, Richard, “ Music and prayers for the relief of the Siege of Malta 1565, the Holy League 1570, and the Battle of Lepanto 1571”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27767>
First published online: 2015



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