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

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Leo III, Pope: Scene, blinded --Man, extends rod in right hand to eye of Leo III, wearing conical papal miter and chasuble, with joined hands, reclining on ground.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to papacy of Hadrian I whose followers attacked Leo III.

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