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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 127v

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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Aragonese Troops -- In upper half, of four soldiers astride horses, two hold lances and lean toward each other; Giancarlo Tramontano, inscribed LO MAGNIFICO JOAN CARLLO, holds ceremonial mace astride caparisoned horse; fourth blows bannered trumpet decorated with heraldry of Aragon.
Below, men in three groups hold spears; two men wear sword at waist; one in each group holds banner decorated with heraldry of Aragon; in two groups, man plays pipe and tabor; in third group, man holds drum. Some wear plumed helmets; others wear hats, some plumed.

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