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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 82r

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Moses: Battle against Amorites, or Moses: Battle against King Og -- Helmeted soldiers, one with spear and surcoat, stand behind Moses, horned, with right hand raised toward Sihon or Og, crowned, wearing armor and surcoat, with left hand on sheathed sword, turning toward left and with right hand raised toward more helmeted soldiers, one with sheathed sword and axe, one wearing surcoat, behind him. Scene in landscape with tree.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Numbers 21:21-35.

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