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France, Paris, ca. 1244-1254
MS M.638 fol. 24v
1) Saul: communicating with God -- Saul, crowned, wearing vair-lined mantle, looks up, with raised hands. He is flanked by ten Israelites, some looking up, all with hands raised. Illustration of I Samuel 14:37.
2) Saul: Jonathan taken by Lot -- Saul, crowned, with sword in raised right hand, grasps Jonathan pulled away by two of eight Israelites, some with hands raised. Illustration of I Samuel 14:44-45.
1) Saul: Battle against Amalekites -- Saul, crowned, in mail, wearing visor, mounted on caparisoned horse, armed with heraldic shield (or a lion rampant sable) and lance, unseats crowned Agag, in mail, from horse. In background, Israelites and Amalekites, in mail, mounted, in combat, armed with swords, shield, and mace; some are fallen. Illustration of I Samuel 15:7-8.
2) Saul: sparing Agag -- To right, Agag, crowned, mounted, in mail, with hands tied, and three Amalekite solidiers, with ropes about necks, are led by mounted Israelite. They follow Saul, crowned, wearing visor, mounted on caparisoned horse, with heraldic shield (or a lion rampant sable) in left hand and sword in right hand, two sheep and three oxen. In background, mounted soldiers, in mail, are armed with swords, bannered lances, notched falchion, and decorated shield. Illustration of I Samuel 15:9.
Scenes with architectural frames.
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