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Breydenbach's Peregrinationes in Terram Sanctam

p52 Bernhard von Breydenbach and his journey to the Holy Land 1483-4 : a bibliography (1911)

by Hugh Davies

Crusaders at Damietta, 1522

       French GensdarmesA detail of the French 'Aventuriers'Swiss Pikemen      
From the 1522 edition of Peregrinationes, in French, translated by Nicole Le Huen. Paris [Higman or Couteau ?] for Fr. Regnault [the younger] 20 Mar. 1522 [-3]

... the French army with the infantry composed of "auēturíes" and "Suíſſes" facing the Saracens: Jerusalem in background. Compare M. le Noir's copy of this cut in his edition of Mamerot, Passaiges, 1518 : (reproduced in Murray Catalogue of French Books, p. 374).

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