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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 82r

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Leo IV, Emperor: Scene, Death --Leo IV, crowned, nude, reclining in bed draped with ermine; man, right hand to face, left hand extended to the bed, standing next to it.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reign of Leo IV as emperor in Constantinople.

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