489-497 - 4 October 2010 Read McKay pgs 489 497 1. 2. 3. 4....

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4 October 2010 Read McKay pgs 489 – 497 1. The story of Orban and his "supergun" informs us in two ways. What are they? 2. How does the Concordat of Bologna defend France against Protestantism? 3. The Edict of Nantes is one of the most important pieces of legislation in Euro history. Explain 4. In 50 words or less, explain the the Dutch Revolt and its outcome. 5. How did the Dutch Revolt lead to the Spanism Armada battle with England? Orban : From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Originally he offered his services to the Byzantine defenders, but emperor Constantine XI could not afford his salary nor possessed the materials necessary for constructing such a large siege cannon. Orban then left Constantinople and approached the Ottoman sultan Mehmed II , claiming that his weapon could blast 'the walls of Babylon itself'. Given abundant funds and materials, the Hungarian engineer built the gun within three months at Adrianople , from which it was dragged by sixty oxen to Constantinople . In the meantime, Orban also produced other cannon instrumental for the Turkish siege forces.
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