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Northern France or Belgium, possibly Tournai, ca. 1350
MS G.24 fol. 19v

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Emenidus: Scene, paying Homage to Gadifer of Epheson -- Emenidus, barefoot, holding blade of upside-down sword, kneels before Gadifer of Epheson, wearing armor. Behind Emenidus is group of men, barefoot, holding blades of upside-down swords. Behind Gadifer are four men, including Alexander the Great, crowned, wearing armor and sword, holding decorated shield (or, lion rampant gules).
Scene against gold background within decorated frame. Illustration of Jacques de Longuyon, Voeux du paon, Laisse 70.
In left margin, bird and fantastic bird.
In lower margin, hybrid animal with dragon-like body.

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