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La fleur des histoires de la terre d’Orient by Hayton and Marco Polo’s Le livre des merveilles d’Asie
France, probably Paris, ca. 1410-1412
MS M.723 fol. 13r

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Hayton: Text, Fleur des Histoires d'Orient, Book II, Chapter 02; Heraclius: Scene, Battle against Saracens -- Soldiers, including possibly Heraclius, wearing helmets and mail and carrying shields, swords, and spear, fight battle. Three Saracen soldiers, bleeding from wounds, lie on ground.
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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