Editors. "Charles V defeats Barbarossa and the Turks at Carthage". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Charles V defeats Barbarossa and the Turks at Carthage (49 words)
Historical Context Note
An expedition against the Turks is undertaken by Charles V: he leaves Barcelona to join his military commander Andrea Doria, supported by forces from the Papacy and the Italian states. Their combined armies land at Carthage in North Africa, defeat the famed Ottoman captain Barbarossa, and rescue Christian slaves.14527 Charles V defeats Barbarossa and the Turks at Carthage 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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