The Events in Italian History offers 5 illustrations of various political and military events.

Illustration of a portion of the sculpted wall mural at the Basilica of St. Denis in Paris. The sculpture is of the Battle of Marignano in which the Old Swiss Confederacy fought the French in Italy. The detail shows French knights on horseback (left) trampling over soldiers of the Old Swiss Confederacy, while more Swiss forces (right) attempt to to hold them back with long pikes. French canons can be seen in the distant background.

The Battle of Marignano, Detail from a Sculpted Wall Mural at the Basilica of St. Denis

Illustration of a portion of the sculpted wall mural at the Basilica of St. Denis in Paris. The sculpture…

Giuseppe Garibaldi's death at Caprera on June 2, 1882 - a tribute.

Garibaldi's Death at Caprera

Giuseppe Garibaldi's death at Caprera on June 2, 1882 - a tribute.

Farewell visit of Garibaldi to Admiral Mundy on board the "Hannibal" at Naples.

Giuseppe Garibaldi's Farewell Visit to Admiral Mundy

Farewell visit of Garibaldi to Admiral Mundy on board the "Hannibal" at Naples.

The triumphal entry of Garibaldi into Naples. Garibaldi was an Italian military and political figure who assisted in the independence of Uruguay before returning to Naples.

Giuseppe Garibaldi's Triumphal Entry Into Naples

The triumphal entry of Garibaldi into Naples. Garibaldi was an Italian military and political figure…

An illustration of the reading of the decree in Vatican City on July 18th, 1870.

Reading of the Decree, July 18th

An illustration of the reading of the decree in Vatican City on July 18th, 1870.