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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1360
MS M.769 fol. 226r

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Shepherd, wearing hat, holding pedum in raised right hand, stands beside nude infants, Romulus and Remus, reclining on ground. He looks toward wolf, mouth open showing teeth, running away from them (Finding of Romulus and Remus).
Legend, City of Rome: Death of Amulius -- Amulius, crowned, seated on throne is stabbed with swords held by Romulus and Remus.

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