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Turkish soldier with pickaxe

from Hans Weigel's 'Habitus Praecipuorum Populorum ... das ist Trachtenbuch, Nuremburg, 1577'

ARMA ET VESTITUTS AUDACISSIMORUM
militum in exercitu Turcico.'

'CXCVIII.
Unverzagte trewe Krigsknecht./
Die wagen beyd Leib und Leben/    Und frewen sich für sie zu sterben/
Für ihr Herrschafft auff d Fleischbanck geben./    Nur trewe Danck damit zu erwerbn.'


Plate 198: A Turkish soldier; whole-length figure in frontal view; carrying a pickaxe in his left hand, his right arm akimbo; wearing a knee-length robe, a half-length fur cloak and a hat with one large feather

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