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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 107r

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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Marriage of Goffredo Borgia and Sancha of Aragon -- Sancha of Aragon, inscribed LA FIGLIOLA DE MADAMMA TRUSIA, crowned, is seated sideways on bridled horse, riding between her father Alfonso II of Naples, inscribed LA MAISTA DEL SIGNOR RE ALFONZO, and Goffredo Borgia, inscribed LO P[R]ENCIPE DE SQUILLACIE, wearing hat, astride bridled horse. They ride amid nine horsemen wearing hats, including one inscribed LI SIGNOR BARUNE; one holding shield next to inscription LIMBASCIATURE; and another blowing bannered trumpet.
In left margin, nude woman (?) as part of initial A atop structure of vines, heads or masks, and escutcheon.

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