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Soldat mit Buckler, Avignon BM MS.121 Psalter-Hours, fol. 49r, 1330-1340, Avignon.

Soldat mit Buckler, Avignon BM MS.121 Psalter-Hours, fol. 49r, 1330-1340, Avignon.

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Manuscript Morgan Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux Folio Dating From Arras, Frankreich

The Morgan Bible (The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, Ms M. 638), also called the Crusader Bible or Maciejowski Bible, is a medieval picture Bible of 46 folios. This book has long been thought to have been created under the direction of Louis IX of France in the mid-1240s, but Allison Stones, after indications of others such as François Avril, has argued that it was most likely illuminated in the northern counties of France, ca. 1250.

The Morgan Bible (The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, Ms M. also called the Crusader Bible or Maciejowski Bible,

p68: "For, no matter how much a man might wish to spend his days at his leisure, lying in his fleeces in winter...with an ale-flask at his elbow; or in summer sailing through the blue waters, hearing the sweet song of the axe...and drinking and telling over long tales...these would be nothing without hard work and vigilance; nothing but a cold hearth and an empty quern, a spear through your throat,. and your girl in another man's blankets."

p68: "For, no matter how much a man might wish to spend his days at his leisure, lying in his fleeces in winter...with an ale-flask at his elbow; or in summer sailing through the blue waters, hearing the sweet song of the axe...and drinking and telling over long tales...these would be nothing without hard work and vigilance; nothing but a cold hearth and an empty quern, a spear through your throat,. and your girl in another man's blankets."

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Manuscript Beinecke Arthurian Romances Folio Dating From Francia (exact location unknown) Hold.

Beinecke MS.229 Arthurian Romancess (1275-1300) Yale University

Beinecke MS.229 Arthurian Romancess (1275-1300) Yale University

BNF Français 105 Histoire du Saint Graal

BNF Français 105 Histoire du Saint Graal

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