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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 128r

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David: Battle against Amalekites -- Helmeted soldiers, some with spears, one with halberd, one crowned, holding upraised sword in right hand and shield on left arm, battle helmeted soldiers at right, including some with swords, some with spears, one with bannered spear, and one crowned. Scene in landscape with mountain.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Samuel 30:16-18.

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