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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 213v

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Mordecai: revoking Edict -- Ahasuerus, wearing crown and ermine-lined mantle, with right hand pointing at letter with seal and pseudo-inscription held in left hand, sits on throne before Mordecai, wearing hat, with hands crossed on breast. Scene in landscape with tree and mountain.
In upper, lower, and left margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Esther 08:09-10.

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