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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. 47v

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Hayton: Text, Fleur des Histoires d'Orient, Book II, Chapter 2; Hayton I of Armenia: Scene, Battle against Egyptians -- Eight soldiers, including one holding spear and shield, stand behind soldier, with axe striking one of two soldiers, bleeding from wounds, lying on ground. All soldiers wear helmets and mail.
Scene in landscape setting within gold frame.

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