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Full-page miniature of sack of the city of Rome, with a broken ship on a stormy sea in the background, and with Charles of Burgundy lying dead in the foreground.

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Title
Full-page miniature of sack of the city of Rome, with a broken ship on a stormy sea in the background, and with Charles of Burgundy lying dead in the foreground.
Names
Francis I, King of France (1494-1547) (Dedicatee)
Collection

Breve trattato delle afflittioni d'Italia et del conflitto di Roma con pronosticatione.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1525 - 1550
Place: Northern France
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 081
Topics
Sailing ships
Storms
War destruction & pillage
Rome (Italy) -- History -- Siege, 1527
Notes
Ownership: Dedicated to King Francis I of France. Purchased for Spencer for E. Rosenthal, 1954.
Content: 1 scribe.
Content: Bound in green morocco, gilt, by Hering.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Notes in manuscript.
Content: Inspired by the suffering of Italy in wars, Guilelmus de Nobilibus composed these poems (never published) to describe the sack of Rome and to implore Francis I of France to restore order in Italy.
Content: Written after the sack of Rome in 1527.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dc2ca120-c61e-012f-1fef-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1494: Creator Born
  • 1525: Created (Approximate)
  • 1547: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1525 - 1550). Full-page miniature of sack of the city of Rome, with a broken ship on a stormy sea in the background, and with Charles of Burgundy lying dead in the foreground. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e944-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Full-page miniature of sack of the city of Rome, with a broken ship on a stormy sea in the background, and with Charles of Burgundy lying dead in the foreground.