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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 73r

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Scene, Battle --Man wearing cap and mail, aiming arrow in bow at men atop wall, behind crenellations, wearing helmets and mail, raising stones with hands. In foreground another soldier, wearing helmet and mail, digging with pickaxe at base of the wall.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to attack by Saracens during papacy of Boniface III.

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