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Amphiaraus swallowed up by the earth from BL Stowe 54, f. 22

Amphiaraus swallowed up by the earth from BL Stowe 54, f. 22

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Bas-de-page miniature of Amphiaraus on his horse-drawn chariot falling into the abyss while fighting against the Thebans. Image taken from f. 22 of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César. Written in French.

In medieval illuminated manuscripts, bas-de-page scenes are unframed, sometimes whimsical images that appear below the written text and may or may not refer to it.

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1200 - 1400
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British Library
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