Turkish fleet captures island of Chios and massacres Christian inhabitants

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Historical Context Note

A Turkish fleet captures the Greek island of Chios, where they massacre the Christian inhabitants or sell them as slaves.
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Editors. "Turkish fleet captures island of Chios and massacres Christian inhabitants". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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