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In the Castello district, in Arsenale Square, there is a plaque commemorating the passage of Miguel de Cervantes in Cagliari. The famous Spanish writer, author of the masterpiece "Don Quixote", participated in the battle of Lepanto in 1571 and, on this occasion, he was injured and lost his hand. Renamed the stump of Lepanto, King Philip II sent him to Tunisia, with scheduled departure from the Gulf of Cagliari.