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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 38v

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Alexander I, Pope: Scene, on blessing Oil and Chrism --Bishop, wearing miter and vestments, extends right hand over open pyx held with left hand, standing before draped altar.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to rites established by Alexander I, Pope, for blessing oil and chrism.

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