Barbary Galleys (engraving)
XJF336900 Barbary Galleys (engraving) by Dutch School, (18th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: ships used by the Barbary Corsairs for robbery and plundering in the Mediterranean from the 16th to 19th centuries;); Dutch, out of copyright
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Buccaneers, Corsair, North Africa, North African, Oars, Pirate, Pirates, Rowers, Rowing, Sea, Shipping
Sebastian Veniero - Italian General
Sebastian Veniero - Italian General who defeated the Turkish fleet at Lepanto 1571. Battle initiated by the Venetians.Surrounded by portraits of Don John and Pope Pius V, heroic statue of Don John dominating Christian and Turkish fleets. The breath of God destroying the Turkish fleet at Lepanto.
16th Century, Army, Buccaneers, Christian World, Corsair, Corsairs, Filibuster, Filibusters, History, Ottoman Empire, Piracy, Pirate, Pirates, Privateer, Privateers, Sailor, Sailors, Sixteenth, Turkey, Turkish
Escape of Lady Julia Gonzaga
Pirate Kheyr-ed-din known as Barbarossa, had heard tales of the lovely Julia Gonzaga, Duchess of Trajetto and Countess of Fondi, the most famous beauty in Italy. He wanted to capture her as a gift for his master. Suleiman the Magnificent. Lady Julia, hearing he was trying to cature her jumped on her horse in her nightgown and escaped.