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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 122r

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Saul: Battle against Amalekites -- Mounted soldier (Saul ?), with lance in right hand and shield in left hand, attacks mounted Amalekite, wearing visor and surcoat, turning around toward the attacking knight (partially cut off by frame). Scene in landscape with trees and rocks.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Samuel 15:07-08.

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