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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 56r

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Jerome, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, is seated on bench at desk, writing with pen in right hand on scroll across the desk, and with left hand, holding book open on shelf above the desk.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reign of emperor Jovianus.

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