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. Credit: Daniel Schultz (Public domain)

In 1683, John Sobieski's military brilliance drove the invading Turks back from the walls of Vienna, altering forever the history of central Europe. He soon announced victory to the pope. "I came, I saw..." he declared. And? "God conquered."

[A play, of course, on Caesar's famous remark: "I came, I saw, I conquered" (Veni, vidi, vici).]

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