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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 100v

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Queen, crowned, hands raised, king, crowned, and man all behind draped table on which are knife and loaves or plates all below trefoil arch. At and of the table, archer aiming arrow at large gem (carbuncle) affixed to the arch.
Scene against blue and gold backgrounds within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to life and papacy of Sylvester II (Gerbert).

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