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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 135r

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David: Flight from Absalom -- Absalom (?), mounted, helmeted, with mounted soldiers, some with spears, witness flight of David, crowned, wearing armor, mounted, accompanied by mounted soldiers with spears, leaving through city gate of Jerusalem.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Samuel 15:13-18.

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