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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 215r

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Four kings of Persia (Artaxerxes III Ochus, Artaxerxes IV Arses, Alexander the Great, and Darius III), all wearing crowns, holding scepters, gesturing, sit on throne, decorated with fleurs-de-lis drapery. Scene with diapered background.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.

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