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Siege of Rhodes

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ISBN-10: 1932234322

ISBN-13: 9781932234329

Edition: N/A

Authors: Nanami Shiono, Carolyn L. Temporelli, Wilburn Hansen, Steven Wills

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Knighthood's Final Hour? By the early sixteenth century, Rhodes, the "Isle of Blossoming Roses," had become a thorne in the Ottoman Empire's side. Located only eleven miles from the coast of Asia Minor, the island was controlled by the Order of the Knights of St. John (later known as the Knights of Malta), former crusaders who by then had two specialties: tending to ailing Christians and pirating Muslim ships. In 1522, Sultan Suleiman I resolved to put an end to it and unleashed a force of a hundred thousand troops to beseige the island. Rhodes's proximity to Ottoman territory ensured that the Turkish soldiers would be well armed, well fed, and quickly replaced if killed or injured.…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Kodansha America, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/7/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

The Ancient Isle of Blossoming Roses
The History of the Order of the Knights of St. John
The Lair of Christian Vipers
On the Eve of the Battle
Summer 1522
Winter 1522
Epilogue