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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 158v

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Ahaziah, King of Israel: Fall, and Elijah: commanded to come down -- Ahaziah, wearing crown and ermine-lined mantle, falls headlong with arms extended from castle toward moat. At right, fire rains from heaven onto three helmeted soldiers, one with spear and sword sheathed at waist (Elijah not shown). Scene in landscape with mountain.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Kings 01:02, 9-14.

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