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Wedding in Mantua of Francesco II Gonzaga and Margherita, Princess of Savoy. (Mantua: 1608)
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Breve descrittione della battaglia navale. et del castello de fochi trionfali, fatti ... nelle gloriosissime nozze del sereniss[imo] principe de Mantoua ... con la serenissima infanta D. Margarita di Sauoia. (Mantua, 1608)
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Title_page
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  Coat_of_Arms
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  Dedication To Margarita of Savoy, the dedication is in the form of a poem.
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  Castle Built on the lake, supported by boats, for the battle and the fireworks.
Fireworks
Naumachia
Section "Oltre alle superbissime feste ..."
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  Chariot
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  Music
Poem Text of the poem spoken by Fortezza.
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  Combat Between Turks and Christians.
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  Fireworks Engineered by Gabriele Bertazzuolo.
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  Poem In praise of Gabriele Bertazzuolo, by Horatio Navazzoti.
Festival details

Festival:
Wedding in Mantua of Francesco II Gonzaga and Margherita, Princess of Savoy.

Date:
1608

City:
Mantua

Participants:
Francesco II Gonzaga (1586-1613), Duke of Mantua
Margherita (1589-1655), m. Francesco II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua

Dynasty:
Gonzaga, Savoy

Performers/artisans:
Bertazzuolo, Gabriele (Fireworks Engineer)
Book details

Title:
Breve descrittione della battaglia navale. et del castello de fochi trionfali, fatti ... nelle gloriosissime nozze del sereniss[imo] principe de Mantoua ... con la serenissima infanta D. Margarita di Sauoia.

Alternative title:
Breue descrittione della battaglia navale ... .

Names:
Navazzoti, Horatio (Author)
Osanna, Francesco, heirs of (Printer)

Published:
Mantua, 1608

Shelfmark:
9930.bbb.49

Format:
15, [1] pp. 4ยบ

References:
Watanabe No. 471
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