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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 51r

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Sylvester of Rome: Scene, Miracle of Bull --Two Jews, wearing hats, foremost with hands raised, behind bull on ground. At right, Sylvester, wearing conical papal miter, with joined hands, kneeling at head of the bull; three clerics, tonsured, standing behind him, foremost raising left hand.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Sylvester restoring bull to life during reign of Helena as empress.

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