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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 39r

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Telesphoros of Rome: Scene, establishing Changes in celebrating Mass --Pope, wearing conicle miter, raising right hand, holding book with left hand stands next to draped altar on which is chalice. Priest, tonsured, raising both hands, is behind the altar.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to changes in Mass established by Telesphoros, Pope.

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