Description

The Egyptian and Gujarat fleets are routed by the Portuguese at the Battle of Diu, which left the latter in control of the Indian seas and the spice trade and marks the beginning of the European colonialism in Asia

Location

Kingdom of Portugal

Rate

Quite important (7)

Sphere

Wars & Terrorism, Economics & Agrocaltures

Images

Detail showing Red Sea and Persian Gulf as viewed in the Cantino World Map

Comments