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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 76v

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Augustine of Canterbury: Scene, preaching --Augustine, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, gesturing with both hands, stands before five men, three only tops of heads visible, one wearing cap, two gesturing, all seated on ground.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Augustine arriving in Britain during the reign of Ethelbert as king.

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