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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 68r

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Theophilus the Penitent: Scene, Compact with Satan --Devil, horned, with cloven hooves as feet, holding scroll with right hand, with pen in left hand touches tongue of Theophilus, raising right hand, standing before the devil.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Papacy of John II, and story of Theophilus.

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