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|forces1=*24 capital ships
 
|forces1=*24 capital ships
 
**[[Abulurd Harkonnen/DE|Abulurd Harkonnen]]
 
**[[Abulurd Harkonnen/DE|Abulurd Harkonnen]]
**[[Ivan Harkonnen]] †
 
**[[Demetrios Atreides]]
 
 
**[[Sardaukar/DE|Sardaukar]]
 
**[[Sardaukar/DE|Sardaukar]]
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**[[Demetrios Atreides]]
 
|forces2=*71 capital ships
 
|forces2=*71 capital ships
 
**[[Sulaiman al-Hajj Kunaitra]] †
 
**[[Sulaiman al-Hajj Kunaitra]] †
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Ecevit's intelligence though, anticipated them and he had transferred his Sardaukar to combat ships and plunged directly into their hiding place.
 
Ecevit's intelligence though, anticipated them and he had transferred his Sardaukar to combat ships and plunged directly into their hiding place.
   
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All the senior officers of ''[[Lu-ta]]'' of the [[Sixth Draco Wing]] ere killed early in the 3-day battle and [[Demetrios Atreides]] the gunnery officer assumed command of the vessel.
 
==The battle==
 
==The battle==
During the first minute of the battle, the ship commanded by Abulurd Harkonnen fled. All the senior officers of ''[[Lu-ta]]'' of the [[Sixth Draco Wing]] ere killed early in the 3-day battle and [[Demetrios Atreides]] the gunnery officer assumed command of the vessel.<ref>Page 56</ref>
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During the first minute of the battle, the ship commanded by Abulurd Harkonnen fled.
   
 
[[Sulaiman al-Hajj Kunaitra]] threatened to turn [[Sheuset Costin]]'s left flank. Atreides rallied Costin's forces and led an attack that took Kunaitra by surprise. His ship was damaged and himself killed. Historians claim that this action was the key turning point of the struggle
 
[[Sulaiman al-Hajj Kunaitra]] threatened to turn [[Sheuset Costin]]'s left flank. Atreides rallied Costin's forces and led an attack that took Kunaitra by surprise. His ship was damaged and himself killed. Historians claim that this action was the key turning point of the struggle
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19 (including the flagship) were blown up mostly in the second hour due to panic and desperation. 3 surrendered, 11 escaped and 1 was lost. The Landsraad commander Duke [[Efim]] was killed.
 
19 (including the flagship) were blown up mostly in the second hour due to panic and desperation. 3 surrendered, 11 escaped and 1 was lost. The Landsraad commander Duke [[Efim]] was killed.
   
Of Sheuset's only 2 were destroyed the one having his younger daughter, along with 5 allied ships. [[Ivan Harkonnen]] was sacrificed to save his crewmembers' lives.
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Of Sheuset's only 2 were destroyed the one having his younger daughter, with 5 allied ships
   
 
==Aftermath==
 
==Aftermath==
It was a tactical victory but a strategic stalemate for the Sardaukar. The Landsraad urged them to negotiate or fight. Sheuset thought that the Sardaukar might win an extended war but their empire would be a graveyard. He decided to compromise, and with the [[Treaty of Corrin]] became the first Padishah emperor, '''Sheuset Costin I'''. His family became the Imperial [[House Corrino/DE|House Corrino]], named after the planet [[Corrin/DE|Corrin]] which ruled for 10000 years.
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Due to treachery, [[House Harkonnen/DE|House Harkonnen]] lost its honor. Bashar Abulurd and stripped by rank, titles and his [[Dahkotah]] mining interests, but was allows to live free into exile.
 
Due to treachery, [[House Harkonnen/DE|House Harkonnen]] lost its honor. Bashar Abulurd was stripped by rank, titles and his [[Dahkotah]] mining interests, but was allowed to live free into exile. Ivan Harkonnen's memory was spared and his son, [[Nikolai Harkonnen]], was created Duke of [[Eluzai]].
 
 
Atreides was ennobled as Baron Tantalos by Sheuset I and was given large estates on [[Enskog]] in [[86 BG]]. Ivan Harkonnen's son, [[Nikolai Harkonnen]], was created Duke of [[Eluzai]].
 
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
The origins and motives of the conflict between Sheuset and the Landsraad are not given. Entry CORRIN, BATTLE OF mentions that Sheuset was a "Count" and fought for his "[[Houses/DE|House]]", allied with houses Atreides and Harkonnen. However entry SARDAUKAR says that Sheuset was a [[Burseg/DE|Burseg]] and the battle was a part of the [[Sardau]] expansion out of [[Salusa Secundus/DE|Salusa Secundus]] to the vicinity; no alliances with other Houses are mentioned or implied there.
 
   
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After his victory, Sheuset Ecevit became Emperor Sheuset Corrino I and his [[House Corrino/DE|House]] ruled for 10000 years. Atreides was ennobled as Baron Tantalos by Sheuset I and was given large estates on [[Enskog]] in [[86 BG]].
 
==Sources==
 
==Sources==
* CORRIN, BATTLE OF,
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*[[Dune Encyclopedia]], entries
* ATREIDES, HOUSE, Origin of
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:CORRIN, BATTLE OF,
* HARKONNEN, HOUSE OF
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:ATREIDES, HOUSE, Origin of
* ''[[Terminology of the Imperium]]
 
* ''[[Almanak en-Ashraf]]
 
==Appearances==
 
* ''[[Dune (novel)|Dune]]'' {{mo}}
 
 
==References==
 
<references/>
 
 
[[category:Sardaukar]]
 
 
[[category:battles|Corrin/DE]]
 
[[category:battles|Corrin/DE]]
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