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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 7v

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David: Messengers from Saul --Statue reclining in draped bed, stabbed with sword by man wearing hat (I Samuel 19:16).
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Saul wanting to kill David in his bed, as in I Samuel 19:11-16.

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