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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 92v

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John X, Pope: Scene, suffocated --John X, wearing conical miter, eyes closed, reclining in draped bed, face partly obscured by pillow (?) held with both hands by man at side of the bed.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to papacy and death of John X.

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