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  • Nile, Battle of the — (Aug. 1, 1798) Battle between the British fleet under Horatio Nelson and French Revolutionary forces at Abū Qīr Bay, near Alexandria, Egypt. In a plan to constrict British trade routes by invading Egypt, Napoleon ordered the French fleet to sail… …   Universalium

  • (the) Battle of the Nile — the Battle of the Nile [the Battle of the Nile] a sea battle fought in 1798 between the British and the French near Alexandria in Egypt. The British under Nelson won an important victory, trapping the army of Napoleon in Egypt and gaining control …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of the Nile — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Nile partof=the French Revolutionary Wars caption= The Destruction of L Orient at the Battle of the Nile by George Arnald date=August 1 2 1798 place=Aboukir Bay, Egypt result=Decisive British… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Pyramids — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Pyramids partof=the French Revolutionary Wars caption= Battle of the Pyramids by Wojciech Kossak (1857–1942) date=July 21, 1798 place=Embabeh, near Cairo, Egypt result=Decisive French victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Delta — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Delta or sometimes Battle of the Nile partof=Egyptian Sea People wars campaign= caption= date=c.1178 BC or 1175 BC [Gary Beckman, Hittite Chronology , Akkadica, 120 (2000). p.23 The exact date of… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Nile (47 BC) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Nile caption= partof= the Alexandrine civil war date=47 BC place=Nile Delta result=Roman victory combatant1=Caesar s Cleopatra s forces combatant2=Ptolemeic forces commander1=Julius Caesar… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Zab — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Zab partof=the Umayyad Abbasid War caption= date=750 place=near the Zab river result=Abbasid victory combatant1=Abbasids combatant2=Umayyad Caliphate commander1=Abu al Abbas al Saffah… …   Wikipedia

  • the Battle of the Nile — ➡ Nile * * * …   Universalium

  • Pyramids, Battle of the — ▪ Egyptian history  (July 21, 1798), military engagement in which Napoleon Bonaparte (Napoleon I) invented his one significant contribution to tactics, the massive divisional square; it was fought during his Egyptian campaign near Embabeh… …   Universalium

  • Order of battle at the Battle of the Nile — Battle of the Nile, Thomas Luny, 1834 The Battle of the Nile was a significant naval action fought during 1–3 August 1798. The battle took place in A …   Wikipedia

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