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La fleur des histoires de la terre d’Orient by Hayton and Marco Polo’s Le livre des merveilles d’Asie
France, probably Paris, ca. 1410-1412
MS M.723 fol. 184v

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Marco Polo: Text, Livre des Merveilles, Book II, Chapter 52; Kublai Khan: Scene, Conquest of Mien (Burma) -- Mongol soldiers, wearing helmets and chain mail, carrying sword, shield, and axe, attack soldiers, bleeding from wounds, wearing armor and helmets, and carrying shield.
Scene within gold frame.

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