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

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Constantine the Great: Scene,Vision ? --Two men, one with joined hands extended, and Constantine, crowned, with joined hands raised, all kneel before Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing long loincloth, affixed with three nails to cross, wounds in hands side and feet marked.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to victory of Constantine the Great at Milvian bridge.

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