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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 30v

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Cleopatra, Daughter of Ptolemy XIII: Death --Cleopatra, wearing snood, seated, arms around winged dragon at each bared breast.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reign of Caesar Augustus.

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