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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 80r

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Zacharias, Pope: Scene, translating Books of Gregory the Great --Zacharias, wearing conical papal miter and chasuble, seated on bench before desk, writing with pen in right hand on scroll across the desk, with raised left hand, holding book open on shelf above the desk.
Figure against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Pope Zacharias translating Dialogues of Gregory the Great into Greek.

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