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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 52v

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Nude conjoined male twins, one sleeping, one awake, with two heads, four arms, two torsos to lower abdomen, showing from there one body with two legs.
Figure against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to patriarch of Jerusalem named Cirillus Prothus in the text, possibly Cyril of Jerusalem.

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