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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1360
MS M.769 fol. 181v

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David: Battle against Philistines -- Soldiers, holding swords and spears, two with bows, and two wearing empty quivers, battle amid rain descending from cloud high in center margin. At right, David, crowned and wearing armor, severs hand of archer; he is surrounded by four soldiers, two holding swords, one piercing fallen soldier with spear. Five bodies recline in foreground.

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