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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 75v

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Heraclius Constantine: Scene, poisoned Cup --Woman, veiled, gesturing with right hand, with left hand holds cup also held by right hand of Heraclius Constantine, crowned, seated with crossed legs on bench.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to poisoning of Heraclius Constantine during his four-month reign as emperor.

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