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complex fortified structure composed of the scarp and counterscarp (wall system based on ramparts and curtains), a perpendicular wall in stone or brick supported by embankments of the curtains and ramparts, and the embankment
War of Morea: (1683-1699)
a conflict in which several major European powers took part (including Venice), dominated by the Hapsburgs and the Turks. The war concluded with a major victory for the European league

Viaggio virtuale tra le fonti storiche veneziane
Rotta: Venezia e il Levante (sec XV - sec XVIII)
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