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Germany, Regensburg, ca. 1360
MS M.769 fol. 259r

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Maccabees: Battle against Lysias -- Soldiers in two towers on backs of elephants fight with bow and arrow, stone, sword; soldiers on ground, one showing teeth, battle with swords, spears, shield and broadaxe. Tower and soldiers falls from back of third elephant. Bodies on ground, eyes shut. City at left includes building with chimney.

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