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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 156r

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Ahab: Destruction of Syrians -- Ahab and Ben-Hadad, one with scabbard at waist, fight with raised scimitars. They are flanked by Israelite and Syrian soldiers, wearing armor, including one with shield and sword. Scene in landscape with trees and mountain.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of I Kings 20:20-21.

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