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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 37v

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Narcissus of Jerusalem: Scene, Miracle of Lamps --Two of three lamps hanging from rod are burning. Man pours from overturned jar in right hand into third lamp.
Figure against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to Narcissus, Patriarch of Jerusalem turning water into oil for lamps.

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