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Joust held in the Vatican for the wedding of Jacopo Annibale Altemps and Ortensia Borromeo. (Rome: 1565)
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Descrittione de la giostra fatta da l'ill[ustrissimo] ... signor conte Annibale Alta Emps ... nel teatro di Beluedere ... . (Rome, 1565)
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  Joust
Title_page
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  Poem Latin poem addressed to Pius IV.
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  Double-page woodcut showing the Teatro di Belvedere where the joust took place.
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  Dedication From the printer to Jacopo Annibale Altemps.
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  Printers_device
Poem Latin poem by Antonio Casario.
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  Carnival
Section "Descrittione della giostra ... "
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  Arena The Teatro di Belvedere.
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  Joust
List Of the articles, or rules, of the joust.
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  Processional_music
Procession Of the twelve companies of knights, many of them named, into the arena. Each company is accompanied by musicians and bears standards with inscriptions and devices.
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  Joust The jousting begins.
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  Banquet Given by Cardinal Altemps, brother of the Count.
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  Printers_device
Festival details

Festival:
Joust held in the Vatican for the wedding of Jacopo Annibale Altemps and Ortensia Borromeo.

Date:
1565

City:
Rome

Participants:
Altemps, Jacopo Annibale (Jakob Hannibal) I (1530-1587) Count von Hohenems
Borromeo, Ortensia (1550-1578), m. Jacopo Annibale Altemps, Count von Hohenems

Notes:
The Hohenems family came to Italy at the beginning of the sixteenth century and became established in Rome under the name of Altemps. Jacopo Annibale, the first Count, was an important military commander.
Book details

Title:
Descrittione de la giostra fatta da l'ill[ustrissimo] ... signor conte Annibale Alta Emps ... nel teatro di Beluedere ... .

Names:
Blado, Antonio (Printer)

Published:
Rome, 1565

Shelfmark:
812.b.10.(1)

Format:
[48] pp. 4ยบ One woodcut.

References:
Watanabe No. 791

Notes:
Many names underlined.

Binding:
Contemporary vellum.
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