Last modified: 2007-12-22 by phil nelson
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image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 November 2007
The 51st flag mentioned and illustrated in the Book of All Kingdoms [e9s50] is attributed to Tolometa, currently Ptolemais / Tolmeitha, in Lybia.
This as depicted in the 2005 Spanish illustrated transcription: a spear with a yellow cravat with black pattern attached to its point and possibly a white flag in the ogival default shape of this source.
The anonymous author describes the flag thusly: «El rey dende á
por seńales unos tovajones amarillos encima de una lança e a estos.» (And
the king thereof has for device some yellow drapes up on a spears which
are these (?).) The image includes an ogival flag outline, but solid, not
dashed, and a yellow cravat.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 November 2007
image by Eugene Ipavec, 24 November 2007
The 52nd flag mentioned and illustrated in the Book of All Kingdoms [e9s50] is attributed to Tripul, which is Tripoli, in Lybia.
This as depicted in the 2005 Spanish illustrated transcription [e9s05], a white flag with a black tree (with some kind of yellow partial outline or shade, though the text says green) between two red keys, upright and turned inwards, the flag in the ogival default shape of this source.
The anonymous author describes the flag thusly: «El rey d’ella
á por seńales un pendón blanco con una palma verde e dos llaves bermejas
atales.» (Its king has for device a white pendon with a green palm and two
red keyes like this.)
António Martins-Tuválkin, 23 November 2007