Chronicle of Petrus de Eboli
Date Description Source Reference
1190 - 97 A.D. Three bell tents are depicted in the foreground which appear only to have their roofs up (the horses can be seen behind the tents), the roofs are decorated and have a more a “umbrella” shape than a “cone”. 

On the right of the mid ground another bell tent is depicted; the apex is surmounted by a cross, the dark roof is divided in half horizontally by a lighter band with various line designs. The pegs for the bottom edge are clearly depicted in front of the tent.

“From the Chronicle of Petrus de Eboli, depicting the forces of Emperor Henry V (1190 - 97) laying siege to Naples.” Bergerbibliothek, Bern/Weidenfeld Library. 

According to Bradbury it is Petrus de Ebolo, De Rebus Siculis Carmen, Codex Bernensis 120 f. 109. Burgerbibliothek, Bern.

Humble, R., Warfare in the Middle Ages, London, 1989, London, 1989, p. 80. 

Bradbury, J., The Medieval Archer, Great Britain, 1985, p.13.

Vaguely behind the text are two bell tents with ball apexes, the roof section are shown on the right hand tent only. The door ways are held wide (probably by flap hooks). The figure of a person can be seen reclining inside each tent. “Pietro da Eboli, De balneis Puteolanis, 13th - 14th century,...21 ff., Gothic bookscript (textualis), Rome BAV (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana) MS 1474. The manuscript is a product of Southern Italy, most probably of the Neapolitan school. It includes eighteen illustrations to Pietro de Eboli’s twelfth century text, depiction the life at Bagni di Pozzuoli where patients went for the thermal cure...shown above is the page of text that accompanies the illustration.” Bologna, G., Illuminated Manuscripts, The Book before Gutenburg, London, 1988, p. 114. 

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