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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 58v

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Scene, Ecclesiastic: Council (Third Ecumenical Council, Ephesus, 431) --Two confronted bishops, one holding book with right hand and raising left hand, the other gesturing with both hands, are flanked by two other bishops, one raising left hand. All wearing miters and vestments.
Figures against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reign of Theodosius II as emperor.

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