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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 123v

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Saul: with Herd of Oxen and Saul: Defeat of Ammonites -- Saul, wearing hat and towel, with knife in right hand slaughters ox. At right, Israelites and Ammonites, wearing helmets and armor, some with swords, shields, and spears, including one with bannered spear, battle. Scene in landscape.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Samuel 11:04-07, 11.

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