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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 234r

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Rehoboam: humbled -- Helmeted Egyptian soldiers, some holding spears, one mounted, holding bannered spear, stand behind Shishak, wearing crown and armor, astride horse, with left hand extended to receive scimitar, offered with right hand by Rehoboam, wearing crown and armor, with scabbard at waist, kneeling with two men, both wearing hats, one holding columnar rod with right hand, all before city of Jerusalem.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of II Chronicles 12:01-09.

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