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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 28v

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Septuagint: Story of Translation --Of three men wearing hats, one raising right hand, the foremost gestures and looks toward Ptolemy II, crowned, raising both hands, seated with crossed legs on bench.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Ptolemy and seventy interpreters, during his reign as king of Egypt.

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