Sacred Leaves Manuscript Collection
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recto: Woodblock featuring nine men, the Turks and the triumphant knights, divided into two groups. The leader of the Turks removes his cap to honor the new regent. verso: One large capital initial.
Text in Latin. Original image found in: Sacred leaves beyond the quill ... printed books, 1450 - 1500. Printed by Johann Reger, Ulm, Germany. Text identification: Guillame Caoursin's obsidionis rhodiae urbis descriptio chronicles the siege of Rhodes in 1480. The account describes the events witnessed by Caoursin, the vice-chancellor of the knights of saint John of Jerusalem. Items in this collection are only available online; we do not have physical copies of these items in the USF Library's Special Collections. The original items were returned to the donor.
University of South Florida
University of South FloridaTampa Campus Library, "Leaf from obsidionis rhodiae urbis descriptio by Guillaume Caoursin Catalogue 21" (2001). Sacred Leaves Manuscript Collection. 182.