Archives by date
You are browsing the site archives by date.
Ottoman Defeat in the Eastern Balkans: the Battle of Vaslui, 1475
Posted by Norman Housley in Cross and the Crescent: Crusading and the Contemporary World Blog on January 7, 2015
Ottoman Defeat in the Eastern Balkans: the Battle of Vaslui, 1475. We approach the 540th anniversary of the Turkish defeat at Vaslui, which occurred on 10 January 1475. Compared with the sealing of Magna Carta (1215), or with Agincourt and the burning of Jan Hus at Constance (both 1415), Vaslui is likely to attract scant […]
Posted in Crusades, East and Central Europe | Tagged 1475, crusades, Mehmed II, Moldavia, Ottoman defeat, Romania, Stephen III, Voroneţ, Voronets | Leave a response