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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 103v

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Joshua: Conquest of Kings Five -- Five kings, all crowned, wearing short loin cloths, each with hands crossed before abdomen, hang from gallows. Three Israelites, two wearing hats, witness scene, including Joshua, wearing hat and ermine mantle, holding rod with right hand and pointing toward the kings with left hand. Scene in landscape with tree and mountain.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Joshua 10:01-27.

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