Entire Title: The comune of Spoleto's army in 12 century and the first half 'of the 13 century
Work’s Subject: Medieval History of Italy
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- The Knight is a noble of Spoleto.
- The man with the ax is a Spoleto's militiaman (light Infantryman).
- The soldier kneeling to the right, next to the fire, is an Italian launchman (heavy Infantryman).
- The two soldiers in the foreground are: an auxiliary archer of Valnerina and a Norman mercenary.
("All weapons, armor and emblems are faithfully and properly inspired from frescoes, altarpieces and carvings of Umbria (Italy). Among the sources we can mention various miniated texts of a diocesan archives of Spoleto, the frescoes and bas-reliefs of the churches of Santa Maria inter Angelus, of San Pietro and of Santi Giovanni e Paolo, and more medieval european sources. ").
© Giosuè Tacconi illustrator