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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 113v

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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, French Vanguard passing Capua -- Of ten horsemen, six wearing plumed hats, two only partially visible, one carrying scepter, the foremost holds with right hand, bannered trumpet decorated with French heraldry (azure, three fleur-de-lis or). Four men, wearing plumed hats, carrying swords, lead the group. City of Capua, labelled CAPUA, is on hill in background.
Initial A, one upright of two nude figures, man wearing drawers, and nude woman. Beginning of text for miniature on following folio (114r).

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