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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. 27v

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Hayton: Text, Fleur des Histoires d'Orient, Book II, Chapter 13; M³œngke Khan: Scene, charging H³oleg³o with Recovery of the Holy Land -- H³oleg³o (Alau), crowned, with hands raised, receives charge from M³œngke Khan (Mangu Khan), crowned, gesturing, beside Mongol, wearing tall hat, with arms folded, both accompanied by male figures.
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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