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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 48v

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Valerian, Emperor: Scene, humbled by King of Persia --Valerian, crowned, crouches on ground under left foot of King of Persia, crowned, raising right hand, astride bridled horse.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reign of Valerian as emperor.

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