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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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England, Oxford, between 1212 and 1220
MS M.43 fol. 17v

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1) Absalom: Death -- Absalom, eyes closed, hangs by hair around branch of tree; bridled, saddled horse runs away.
2) Absalom: Death -- Joab, wearing vair-lined mantle, mounted on dappled, bridled horse, thrusts lance into breast of Absalom, eyes closed, hung by hair around branch of one of two flanking trees.
Scenes within decorated frames.

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