The Battle of Settepozzi was fought sometime between May and July 1263 off the island of Settepozzi (the Italian name for Spetses) between a Genoese–Byzantine fleet and a smaller Venetian fleet. Genoa and the Byzantines had been allied against Venice since the Treaty of Nymphaeum in 1261, while Genoa had been engaged in the War of Saint Sabas against Venice since 1256. In 1263, a Genoese fleet of 48 or 49 ships was sent to the Byzantine stronghold of Monemvasia when on its way it encountered a Venetian fleet of 32 ships. The Genoese decided to attack, but only two of the four admirals of the Genoese fleet, and 14 of its ships, took part, and were easily routed by the Venetians, who captured four vessels and inflicted considerable casualties. The Venetian victory, and the demonstration of G

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  • The Battle of Settepozzi was fought sometime between May and July 1263 off the island of Settepozzi (the Italian name for Spetses) between a Genoese–Byzantine fleet and a smaller Venetian fleet. Genoa and the Byzantines had been allied against Venice since the Treaty of Nymphaeum in 1261, while Genoa had been engaged in the War of Saint Sabas against Venice since 1256. In 1263, a Genoese fleet of 48 or 49 ships was sent to the Byzantine stronghold of Monemvasia when on its way it encountered a Venetian fleet of 32 ships. The Genoese decided to attack, but only two of the four admirals of the Genoese fleet, and 14 of its ships, took part, and were easily routed by the Venetians, who captured four vessels and inflicted considerable casualties. The Venetian victory, and the demonstration of Genoese reluctance to confront them, had important political repercussions, as the Byzantines began to distance themselves from their alliance with Genoa and restored their relations with Venice. (en)
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  • The Battle of Settepozzi was fought sometime between May and July 1263 off the island of Settepozzi (the Italian name for Spetses) between a Genoese–Byzantine fleet and a smaller Venetian fleet. Genoa and the Byzantines had been allied against Venice since the Treaty of Nymphaeum in 1261, while Genoa had been engaged in the War of Saint Sabas against Venice since 1256. In 1263, a Genoese fleet of 48 or 49 ships was sent to the Byzantine stronghold of Monemvasia when on its way it encountered a Venetian fleet of 32 ships. The Genoese decided to attack, but only two of the four admirals of the Genoese fleet, and 14 of its ships, took part, and were easily routed by the Venetians, who captured four vessels and inflicted considerable casualties. The Venetian victory, and the demonstration of G (en)
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