Battle of Lipadusa

Ariosto, Orlando Furioso, 41.12-17, 41.68-102, 42.1-23.

Lo Dico, Storia dei paladini di Francia, vol. X, 18-33.

 

Sicilian puppet theater

From L’Oro dei Napoli
Marionettistica dei Fratelli Napoli

 

Napoli family “cartellone” announcing the Battle of Lampedusa:

 

Announcement of Battle of Lampedusa episode:

 

Agamante despairs as he watches the fall of Biserta from the island of Lampedusa, but Gradasso and Sobrino arrive and convince him to challenge the Christians to a final battle of three against three:

 

Soliloquy by Agramante’s soldier-messenger I:

 

Soliloquy by Agramante’s soldier-messenger II:

 

Orlando, Olivero, and Brandimarte fight against Sobrino, Agramante, and Gradasso:

 

Brandimarte’s funeral procession:

Militello di Catania, August 30, 2002.
Drammaturgia: Salvatore Zinna
Scene Pupi: Alessandro e Fiorenzo Napoli
Regia: Elio Gimbo
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