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Reconstruction of Saint John's lodge in the medieval town of Rhodes. Knight Louis de Graon announces to Grand Master Pierre d'Aubusson the approach of the Ottoman fleet under Mehmed II (1480).
Tags: Aegean islands, Animals, Costume - Hats and headwear, Dodecanese, Dogs, Grand Masters of the Knights Hospitaller, Greece, Horses, Imaginary representations - Reconstructions, Knights Hospitaller, Loggia of St. John (Rhodes), Medieval monuments, Medieval old town of Rhodes, Monks, Pierre d'Aubusson, Portraits, Priests, Rhodes, Siege of Rhodes (1480)
Relief of angel and coat of arms of Grand Master Émery d'Amboise, from D'Amboise Gate. Ottoman inscription from the same gate (“There is no god but God, Muhammad is the messenger of God."). Relief of Virgin with infant and coat of arms of Grand Master Pierre d'Aubusson, discovered in the Jewish quarter and kept at the Franciscan monastery in Rhodes. Coat of arms of the Knights Hospitaller from the medieval town. Latin inscription «In convertendo inimicum meum retrorsum infirmabuntur et peribunt a facie tua» (Psalms 9:3 “When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence”), referring to the siege of Rhodes by the Ottomans.
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