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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 86v

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Israelite: Midianite Kings slain -- Helmeted Israelite soldiers, some wearing surcoats, one with visor raised, some holding spears, including one bannered spear, attack Midianites, including five crowned kings (Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba), all fallen, and other soldiers, some with spears, and one holding spear over his head. Scene in landscape.
In upper, lower, left, and center margins, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.
Illustration of Numbers 31:08.

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