Five-pointed Star - Ottomans

Ottomans

The five-pointed star is part of the symbol of the Ottoman Empire.

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Cretan War (1645–1669) - War - Fall of Candia
... The new Ottoman army arrived on the island during the winter of 1666/1667, and in May, the final phase of the siege, overseen by the Grand Vizier himself, began ... Faced with the renewed Ottoman assault and a struggling economy, despite the prospect of considerable reinforcements from Western Europe, in 1668 the Signoria hoped to end the war by striking a peace settlement with ... Venetians hoped to use the imminent arrival of reinforcements to secure concessions from the Ottomans ...
Fall Of Gallipoli
... The fall of Gallipoli to the Ottomans occurred in March 1354 ... After suffering a half-century of a string of defeats at the hands of the Ottomans, the Byzantines had lost nearly all of their possessions in Anatolia ... Access to the Aegean and Marmara meant that the Ottomans could now implement the conquest of the Peloponnese, Greece and further north into Serbia and Hungary ...
Cretan War (1645–1669) - Background
... After the loss of Cyprus to the Ottomans in the fifth Ottoman–Venetian War (1570–1573), the island of Crete (the "Kingdom of Candia") was the last major ... Its important strategic position made it an obvious target for future Ottoman expansion, while its size and fertile ground, together with the bad state of its fortresses, made it a more tempting prize than Malta ... trade, was anxious not to provoke the Ottomans ...
Limberakis Gerakaris
... After several years, he was captured by the Ottomans and imprisoned ... After a failed attempt to capture Mani, the Ottoman Grand Vizier, Köprülü Fazıl Ahmed Pasha, offered Gerakaris his freedom and to make him Bey of Mani in return for allowing the Turks to ... He soon returned to piracy and was imprisoned was again by the Ottomans ...
Battle Of Oltenitza - Action
... On 2 November 1853 an Ottoman force of 10,000 troops under Omer Pasha crossed the Danube in eastern Wallachia and occupied the town of Oltenița, prior to an advance on Bucharest ... Russians now in western Wallachia fighting the Ottomans at Calafat, the capture of Bucharest would cut off all communications and supply between Russia and those troops ... Having captured Oltenița the Ottoman troops moved up the north bank of the Danube to attack the large fort located in the town of Turtukai ...