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Antiquitates Judaicae
France, Dijon, late 13th century
MS M.533 fol. 43r

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Initial M enclosing:
1) Joshua: Conquest -- Confronted armies of Israelites and Canaanites, two foremost soldiers holding lances with right hands, astride bridled horses. All wearing mail.
2) Samson: Foxes with Firebrands -- Samson, standing behind three foxes, holds fire with both hands. Bundles of grain are beside them.
Beginning of Book 5, Chapter 1 of Josephus, Antiquitates Judaicae.

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