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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 15r

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Abraham: Battle against Kings -- Soldiers, one with bannered spear, stand behing four kings, all crowned, wearing armor, carrying spears, attacking five kings, all crowned, wearing armor, wounded, accompanied by helmeted soldiers, one raising halberd, and others armed with spears.
In upper, lower, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Genesis 14:01-10.

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