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France, March 9, 1474
MS G.23 fol. 24r

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Legend, Thebes: Messenger killing himself before Eteocles -- Messenger, wearing helmet and armor, stabs himself with dagger while Eteocles, wearing crown over hat, holding dagger in right hand, looks on flanked by four courtiers wearing hats, one wearing sword. Canopied throne stands in back of room. Scene in gold frame.

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