Venice, rendering by Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reise
“Action of August 27, 1661” Venice and Malta join forces and defeat the Turks.
Relations between Venice the Ottoman Empire were sustained by trade but punctuated by conflict. In the mid-17th century the Turks retaliated against the Venetians for attacks on Turkish ships by the Knights Hospitaller of St. John, beginning a quarter-century of war.
c. 1500 BC
Persian Empire 559 - 330 BC
Aegean Civilization c. 1250 - 1000 BC
336 - 323 BC
c. 500 BC
c. 700 - 400 BC
Territories occupied during the Crusades.
Map of Jerusalem for pilgrims
Ibn Hawqal -10th century
Conquests under 1st Califs
Conquests under Umayyad
The Latin Kingdom of Constantinople ended in 1261
The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem ended in 1291
The Ottoman Turks occupied Constantinople in 1453, and Jerusalem in 1517
World map by ptolemy 106 AD
Latin Kingdom of