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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 36r

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Eleutherius of Rome: Scene, sending Clerics to Lucius of Britain --Two clerics, tonsured, both raising right hands, look back toward Eleutherius, wearing conical papal miter, holding book with right hand, gesturing with left hand, seated on bench.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Lucius’ desire to convert during his reign as King of Britain.

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