Home Morosini Codex 1402.03.01-1403.02.28 Morosini Codex (§063.0008)

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Ed a è da saver che in lo dito ano de M CCCC II l’aparse in ponente uno segno de note, el qual se clama chometa, el qual aparse da le hore XXII fin’a le hore tre de note, e iera questo el plui meraveioxo segno del mondo, e questa aparicion durà per spatio d’uno mexe hogno dì da l’ora dita, e molti savi s’atrovà eser in senbre, e astrologi, e zudegà che questo segno aparse per la destrucion de queste do signorie, zò è per quela del ducha de Milan e quela del Baixeto turcho. And it should be known that in this year of 1402 there appeared in the west a sign in the night which is called a comet, which appeared from the 22nd hour until the 3rd hour of the night, and this was the most marvellous sign in the world, and this apparition lasted for the space of a month, every day from that hour, and many sages and astrologers met together, and they decided that this sign appeared as a sign of the destruction of these two dominions, namely that of the Duke of Milan and that of Bayazid the Turk.

a Int. C, sul margine destro: Cometa.

Morosini Codex, f. 141a (I, 91v)

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