MS M.801, fol. 125v

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Werner Rolevinck

Fasciculus temporum

Naples, Italy
ca. 1498
420 x 230 mm
MS M.801
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Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Siege of Salerno -- Soldiers, on foot and astride horses, carrying spears or lances and shields, aiming cannon, before walled city of Salerno, inscribed SALIERNO, among hills.
Cronaca della Napoli Aragonese: Scene, Evacuation of French Soldiers -- In foreground, four men carry sacks or bundles on shoulders, grasping weapons including spears, shield and crossbow, one wearing sword at waist, another wearing knife at waist.. In background, soldiers wearing helmets and armor, astride horses, carry lances; one blows bannered trumpet decorated with heraldry of Aragon. Two cannons with cannon balls in background; buildings in distance.