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Picture Bible
France, Paris, ca. 1244-1254
MS M.638 fol. 11r

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Zone 1:
1) Joshua: Conquest of Kings Five, and Joshua: staying Sun and Moon -- Soldiers, in mail, some wearing helmets and visors, mounted, ride through city gate. They attack five crowned kings and soldiers, some fallen from horses. They are armed with notched falchion, swords, halberd, axe, lances, one bannered, and shields. Joshua, wearing visor, mounted on caparisoned horse, holds sword in his right hand and raises his left hand toward sun and moon. Illustration of Joshua 10:7-14.
Zone 2:
Joshua: Conquest of Kings Five -- Five crowned kings, in mail, are drawn from cave by three men, two wearing caps. To right, four men, wearing caps, trample five crowned kings, in mail, before Joshua armed with spear and sword, and three soldiers, one armed with sword, all in mail. Illustration of Joshua 10:22-24.
Scenes with architectural frames.

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