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Italian news sheet, 1535.

Format:
Manuscript
Language:
Italian
Compiled/​Created:
1535.
Description:
1 sheet 28.3 x 19.5 cm
Summary note:
A handwritten news sheet with the heading "Copie de litere di Genoa de 22 Iulii" that includes twenty-one lines of text written in Italian on the recto regarding the imminent defeat of the Ottoman Turkish Admiral Hayreddin Barbarossa (d. 1546) and death of the pirate Aydin Reis "Cacciadiavolo" (d. 1535).
Source acquisition:
Purchase, 2016. AM 2017-46.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Manuscripts, Italian 16th century.
Other views:
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