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sexta-feira, 2 de janeiro de 2015

Portuguese Flags in the Age of Discovery



From left to right:
- Flag with the Order of Christ Cross (or Cross of Portugal)




- Flag with the Christ Cross and the motto "In Hoc Signo Vincis", as described by Jerónimo de Corte Real in an epic with 21 Cantos he wrote and illustrated, commemorating the success of the second siege of Diu, India (1546)




- Flag with the Portuguese Royal coat of arms - 1385-1580 ( House of Avis). 






                           "The Siege of Diu - Canto VI" - by  Jerónimo Corte Real.

14 comentários:

  1. lovely looking banners/flags!
    the painted figures look great as well!

    cheers,

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    1. Thanks Phil, I appreciate your feedback very much! :D You may find the link about Corte Real illustrations interesting - the images depict scenes from the Siege of Diu, and are c. 400 years old: http://alvor-silves.blogspot.pt/2014/07/in-hoc-signo-vinces.html Cheers!

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  2. Lovely work with an appropriate backdrop. Happy new year!

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  3. I liked your blog. Further progress. Good luck in New Year!

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  4. Большое спасибо Klingula :) Your blog is great! All the best to you in 2015!

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  5. Un très bel ensemble, figurines et drapeaux...

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    1. Merci Phil :) Je suis content que ça t'ai plu :D

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  6. Very nice figures and great for historical accuracy!!
    I like very much the backrounds that you use for every
    post!! Excellent!!
    Regards, George.

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    1. Thank you so much George :D I love Portuguese flags, particularly the Medieval/Renaissance ones :) Photography became part of the fun ;) Cheers!

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  7. Fantastic flag parade friends! Love your medieVal posts! !

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    1. Thanks my friend, I´m happy that you like it - this is one of my favourites! :D Cheers!

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  8. Hola 👋
    Magnífico si señor
    Muy grande el trabajo en los abanderados.
    Un saludo

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    1. Garcias Amigo por tu visita y amabilidad ! Un saludo! :D

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