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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. 23v

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Hayton: Text, Fleur des Histoires d'Orient, Book II, Chapter 08; ³¡g³œdei Khan: Scene, receiving Envoys -- Mongol soldiers, wearing mail and helmets, including one holding shield, all stand behind ³¡g³œdei Khan (Ogodai Khan), crowned with crown over hat, seated on throne, addressing three male envoys.
Scene within gold frame.

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