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

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Antiochus IV: Pollution of Temple --Antiochus IV, crowned, with joined hands raised, kneels with two men, partially visible, before draped altar on which sits horned idol.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Antiochus IV putting idol of Jupiter in the Temple, during his reign as King of Syria.

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