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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 29r

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Ptolemy II: Scene, sending Messenger to Eleazar, High Priest --Messenger, holding golden box or tablet with right hand, raising left hand, looks back toward Ptolemy II, crowned, raising right hand, seated on bench.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Ptolemy II sending letter to Eleazar, during his reign as king of Egypt.

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