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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 83r

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Charlemagne, crowned, holding raised sword with right hand, raising left hand, is seated with crossed legs on bench. He looks toward four (?) men, three only partially visible, two raising right hands.
Figures against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reign of Charlemagne.

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