What was the Battle of Chioggia (1380)?

Introduction The Battle of Chioggia was a naval battle during the War of Chioggia that culminated on 24 June 1380 in the lagoon off Chioggia, Italy, between the Venetian and the Genoese fleets. The Genoese, commanded by Admiral Pietro Doria, had captured the little fishing port in August the preceding year. The port was of… Read More