Siege of Chandax (1645-1669) (4 Subjects)
Frontispiece: Map of Heraklion. Allegoric scene: Venice and the Ottoman Empire as warriors. Scene from the Ottoman siege of Candia.
View of the Great Fortress of Chandax (Heraklion) together with the Kules Fortress, also known as Rocca a Mare.
View of Chandax, in 1667-1668, and during it siege by the Ottomans. After being besieged for twenty-four year (1645-1669), Crete became part of the Ottoman Empire (1669).
Map of central Crete. After being besieged for twenty-four years, Crete bacame part of the Ottoman realm in 1669. In the foreground, scene from the naval battle of March 1668 between the Ottoman and the Venetian fleet, outside Chandax. General Morosini and Ottoman officials captivated.