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Fasciculus temporum
Italy, Naples, ca. 1498
MS M.801 fol. 122v

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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Papal Legate arriving at Naples -- Man wearing hat, carrying rod leads procession including four men wearing hats astride bridled horses with trappings, three blowing bannered trumpets, one carrying ceremonial mace; two men wearing hats, one carrying rod with left hand and with right hand grasping reins of horse of cardinal, wearing cardinal’s hat and vestments; bishop (?) wearing miter (?) astride horse.
Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Genovese Fleet entering Port of Naples -- Thirteen (?) ships sailing into harbor at Naples where two ships have sails furled. Castel Nuovo is at right where flags, decorated with heraldry of France, fly at top of towers.
In left margin, small figure, grasping grapvine with right hand and bunch of grapes with left hand, sits on shoulders of nude woman, holding bunch of grapes with left hand.

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