14th century Italians in 'De bello civili' by Lucanus

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De bello civili by Lucanus describes the civil war between Caesar and Pompey. Niccolò da Bologna illustrated a copy in 1373. This shows the typical characteristics of the Bolognese school of manuscript illumination.
f3r, De bello civili of Lucanus, copy by Niccolò da Bologna, 1373

f37r, 14th century Italian knights, trumpeters and infantry
f88r, A combat between Italian knights
f119r, Romans depicted as Italian dismounted cavalry

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f3r, De bello civili of Lucanus, copy by Niccolò da Bologna, 1373

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Paintings of Italian Soldiers of the mid to late 14th Century