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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 86v

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Rabanus Maurus: Scene, presenting Book to Gregory IV, Pope --Rabanus Maurus, tonsured, kneeling, extending book with right hand to extended left hand of Gregory IV, wearing conical miter and chasuble, raising right hand in blessing, seated on bench.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text about papacy of Eugene II, but relating story of Rabanus Maurus and Gregory IV, Pope.

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