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France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.395 fol. 163v
Antiochus IV: commanding Sacrifices (?) -- Antiochus IV (?), wearing hat, standing, with right hand indicates idol on column behind draped altar. Before Antiochus kneel two men, wearing headdresses; all in interior of temple. Outside doorway, man, wearing hat, raises sword above man, crouching, with hands raised. Third man witnesses scene.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux ornament.
Possibly illustration of I Maccabees 01:44-52.
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