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Pyrrhus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 186v

Pyrrhus from BL Royal 20 D I, f. 186v

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Bas-de-page miniature of Pyrrhus being crowned, and the tomb of Memnon. Image taken from f. 186v of Histoire ancienne jusqu'à César, part 3 of the second redaction. 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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1330 - 1340
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British Library
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