What was the Treaty of Turin (1381)?

Introduction The Peace of Turin of 1381, ended the War of Chioggia (1376-1381), ratified in castle Diósgyőr (Hungary, 1381) in which Venice, allied with Cyprus and Milan, had narrowly escaped capture by the forces of Genoa, Hungary, Austria, Padua and the Patriarchate of Aquileia. Venice had overcome this crisis, forcing the surrender of the Genoese… Read More

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What were the Venetian-Genoese Wars (1256-1381)?

Introduction The Venetian-Genoese Wars were a series of struggles between the Republic of Genoa and the Republic of Venice, at times allied with other powers, for dominance in the Mediterranean Sea between 1256 and 1381. There were four bouts of open warfare, in which the fighting between the two republics took place largely at sea.… Read More