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

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Virgin Mary: Miracle, Jew of Bourges --Man wearing hat, face distorted, holding with both hands long rod in flames of furnace. Youth, hands raised, standing amid flames of the furnace.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text of miracle of Virgin Mary saving Jewish youth from flames of furnace recounted in section about papacy of Pelagius I.

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