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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 115r

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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, French Armada at Gaeta -- Seventeen (?) ships, some on horizon, approaching city of Gaeta inscribed GAYETA.
Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Battle at Seminara -- At left, Ferdinand II of Naples, inscribed LO S(IGNOR) RE FERRANTE, wearing crown on hat, and soldier holding lance, both astride horses, ride away from two confronted groups of soldiers astride horses, one caparisoned, fighting with swords and lances. Bodies and parts of bodies are on ground.
Man wearing plumed hat, blowing bannered trumpet decorated with heraldry, astride bridled horse with trappings in left margin.

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